Fighting for Women, The CIA and WikiLeaks, An Escape From Auschwitz

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March 8th is International Women's Day
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Coming up on today's show:

  • On International Women’s Day, The Takeaway looks back at the history of this global event and how it is marked differently around the world with Kavita Ramdas, a feminist activist and philanthropic adviser.
  • On Tuesday, Wikileaks a batch of documents that allegedly tie the CIA to software surveillance tools to access smartphones, computers, and internet-connected televisions. For details on this story we turn to Jake Williams, founder of Rendition Infosec, a threat intelligence firm based in Augusta, Georgia.
  • President Donald Trump's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will place a greater burden on older Americans, who could see premiums rise by more than $3,000 a year. Max Richtman, president and CEO of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and former staff director of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, explains. 
  • Rod Rosenstein went before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday as the president’s nominee for deputy attorney general. Because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation into Russian meddling in the election, Rosenstein will oversee that investigation. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich explains what you need to know.