Explore the Women's Movement:

1970 Friedan


Follow the Women Who Make America through the decades  – from the 1950s housewife to the Women's Liberation Movement to the leaders of today. Find out what inspires them and how they got involved in one of the most sweeping social revolutions in our country’s history.




the 1950s with Judy Bloom and Sandra Day O'Connor


the 1960s with Gloria Steinem and Katherine Switzer


the 1970s with Maria Pepe and Sarah Weddington


the 1980s with Barbara Burns and Dr. Susan Love


the 1990s with Hillary Clinton and Abigail Pogrebin


the 2000s with Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg


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