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Makers: Women Who Make America

Videos | 45

Clips

  • Most middle class women of the 1950s became homemakers. Many women felt dissatisfied.

    09:14

  • African American women were not sure if the women's movement included them.

    02:58

  • Women held a sit-in at the offices of Ladies Home Journal

    02:36

  • Dr. Love on breaking surgery's glass ceiling and her approach to breast cancer

    03:03

  • By the mid 1990's women who had grown up with the movement were coming of age

    03:04

  • For the women of the 1950s the societal norm was to get married before college was over

    04:54

  • Get to know the story of Barbara Burns and how she broke into a male dominated industry.

    02:54

  • Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in the 1973 Battle of the Sexes match.

    03:31

  • In 1967 Kathrine Switzer ran in the Boston Marathon.

    03:51

  • Abortion would become the leading edge of the Conservative backlash.

    06:33

  • The Equal Rights Amendment passed both houses of congress in 1972

    02:05

  • While huge strides have been made the fight for equal rights is not over

    08:39

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