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MAKERS: WOMEN WHO MAKE AMERICA

Part One: Awakening

  • Aired: 02/26/2013
  • 57:43
  • Rating: NR
The story of the birth of the modern Women’s Movement. When Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique came out in 1963, millions of American women felt the constraints of 1950s post-war culture, which confined them to the home or to low-paying, dead end jobs. At the same time, another group of women were emerging from the anti-war and civil rights movement determined to achieve their own revolution.
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