Makers: Women Who Make America

Premiered February 2013

Six new documentaries in the MAKERS project feature groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics. Airs Tuesdays, September 30-November 4, 2014 at 9/8c.

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Clips 59

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Makers: Women Who Make America

MAKERS Women in Politics: Government Shutdown

Female leadership in the Senate start the discussion to end the shutdown.

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MAKERS Women in Politics: Government Shutdown

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Makers: Women Who Make America

MAKERS Women in Hollywood: TV Pioneers

TV pioneers like Marlo Thomas and Diahann Carroll opened the door to other women

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MAKERS Women in Hollywood: TV Pioneers

4:12

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MAKERS Women in Space: Peeing in Space

Women discuss the NASA engineering around going to the bathroom

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MAKERS Women in Space: Peeing in Space

2:05

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Makers: Women Who Make America

MAKERS Women in War: Combat

Makers: Women in War looks at American women’s increasing participation in war and combat

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MAKERS Women in War: Combat

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MAKERS Women in War Valerie Plame

Valerie Plame Wilson's career was sabotaged after she was “outed” as a high-level spy

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MAKERS Women in War Valerie Plame

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America MAKERS Women in Hollywood Thelma and Louise

Makers: Women Who Make America

MAKERS Women in Hollywood Thelma and Louise

Thelma and Louise struck and nerve with male-dominated Hollywood

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MAKERS Women in Hollywood Thelma and Louise

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Makers: Women Who Make America

MAKERS Women in Space: Women are here to stay

Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program.

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MAKERS Women in Space: Women are here to stay

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Joan Rivers On Who Is In Charge

Joan Rivers describes her comedic style.

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Joan Rivers On Who Is In Charge

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Previews 12

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Makers in Politics Preview

Makers: Women in War airs Tuesday, November 4th on PBS.

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Makers in Politics Preview

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Makers: Women in Business

Makers: Women in Business airs Tuesday, October 28th on PBS.

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Makers: Women in Business

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Makers Women in War Preview

Makers: Women in War airs Tuesday, October 21st on PBS.

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Makers Women in War Preview

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Nichelle Nichols, Actress and NASA Recruiter

Makers: Women Who Make America

Nichelle Nichols, Actress and NASA Recruiter

Nichelle Nichols on her role on TV's Star Trek and being a recruiter for NASA.

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Nichelle Nichols, Actress and NASA Recruiter

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