Politics

"Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink"

Katrina Alcorn

About the Program

Katrina Alcorn argues that while women are the main bread-winners in a majority of American families, the U.S. workplace is largely hostile to working mothers.  As married mother of three with a good job, Alcorn had a mental breakdown at age 37.  She later found that many women had the same experience and that instead of dealing with the underlying cause, many of them dealt with the problem of being "maxed out" by turning to prescription drugs and other treatments.  Ms. Alcorn spoke at  Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, California.   

About the Authors

Katrina Alcorn

Katrina Alcorn has worked as a journalist and as a content strategist for a web startup.  She blogs at workingmomsbreak.com, which she started in 2010.     


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Program Information

"Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, January 4th at 2:45pm (ET)
  • Saturday, December 21st at 9am (ET)
  • Sunday, December 8th at 1am (ET)
  • Sunday, December 1st at 8:15pm (ET)
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