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Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard

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"Julia Gillard 2010" by MystifyMe Concert Photography (Troy) - Prime Minister Julia Gillard (25). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
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Many Americans may have gotten a first encounter with Julia Gillard two years ago. She was then Australia’s prime minister, and gave a powerful speech in Parliament accusing the leader of the opposition party of sexism. The speech went viral with 2.6 million views on YouTube so far.  Julia Gillard is no longer prime minister, but she still has a lot to say.

Gillard will speak tomorrow night at the Baltimore Speakers Series presented by Stevenson University. She joins Sheilah on the phone.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.