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SEGMENTS
(abbreviated titles)

 1900-1930
       
  Closing of the Frontier
  Scientific Racism
  The Children's Bureau
  Middletown
  Recent Social Trends

  1930-1960
       
  The Great Depression
  The Gallup Poll
  World War II
  Suburban Nation
  Sexual Behavior

  1960-2000
       
  The Feminine Mystique
  The Moynihan Report
  Broken Windows
  Stagflation/Deregulation
  Middletown IV
  Census 2000

   

 

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FMC Program Segments 1960-2000
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Betty Freidan and "The Feminine Mystique"
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Alice Kessler-Harris

Alice Kessler-Harris
Interview
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Alice Kessler-Harris is a Professor of History at Columbia University. 

She is the author of Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States. She is a co-editor of Past Imperfect: Alternative Essays in American History.


William Chafe is a Professor of History at Duke University. 

He is the author of The Road to Equality: American Women since 1962; Never Stop Running: Allard Lowenstein and the Struggle to Save American Liberalism; and The American Woman: Her Changing Social, Economic and Political Role 1920-1970.

William Chafe

William Chafe
Interview
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Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan
Interview
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Betty Friedan is the Founder of the National Organization for Women, the National Women’s Caucus, and the National Abortion Rights Action League. She is a Visiting Professor at New York University and the University of Southern California. 

She is the author of The Feminine Mystique; It Changed My Life: Writings on the Women’s Movement; Beyond Gender: The New Politics of Work and Family; and The Fountain of Age.


   
   
   
   
 
   
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