Member-supported news for Southern California
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Support for KPCC comes from:

Making history: Hillary Clinton becomes the presumptive Democratic nominee

Ways to Subscribe
Hillary Clinton stands for a portrait in San Antonio.

Hillary Clinton has broken through the proverbial glass ceiling. A look at her history-making night and what lies ahead of her in the presidential election.

Despite some problems voters faced at the polls and Bernie Sanders' pledge to stay in the race, for Hillary Clinton and her supporters, it's a moment to pause and take note that history has been made.

Clinton June 2016 speech

With last night's achievement, Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee, making her the first woman in American history to claim the nomination of a major political party.

For more on this historic moment,  Nancy L. Cohen, author of "Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Female President" joined the show. 

To hear the full interview, click the blue play button above.

For more on Nancy's book, please find the excerpt below.

BREAKTHROUGH: The Making of America's 1st Woman President

Stay Connected