Women's Wednesday: Makers: Women Who Make America - Part One - Awakening

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Welcome to Women's Wednesday. "Awakening" chronicles the birth of the modern women’s movement.

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Part One: Awakening

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.

Duration: 57min 43sec

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  • Cheryl Spitale Jones

    Digital Media Director, Detroit Public TV

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