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Makers: Women Who Make America

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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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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America MAKERS Women in Hollywood: TV Pioneers

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 Who Make America

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 Who Make America

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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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Joan Rivers On Who Is In Charge

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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Makers: Women Who Make America

MAKERS Women in Comedy: Pretty Women

Chelsea Lately talks about breaking in to comedy

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MAKERS Women in Comedy: Pretty Women

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Joan Rivers on Her Rough Entrance Into Comedy

Makers: Women Who Make America

Joan Rivers on Her Rough Entrance Into Comedy

Joan Rivers describes her troubles breaking into the comedy world.

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Joan Rivers on Her Rough Entrance Into Comedy

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Recalling the Comedic Genius of Joan Rivers

Makers: Women Who Make America

Recalling the Comedic Genius of Joan Rivers

Examine how Joan Rivers used comedy to spotlight the inequality between men and women.

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Recalling the Comedic Genius of Joan Rivers

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Angela Salinas, Retired Major General, U.S. Marine Corps

Makers: Women Who Make America

Angela Salinas, Retired Major General, U.S. Marine Corps

Angela Salinas describes her career in the USMC and path to the rank of Major General.

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Angela Salinas, Retired Major General, U.S. Marine Corps

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Pat Foote

Makers: Women Who Make America

Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Pat Foote

Pat Foote discusses her career and the integration of women into the U.S. Army.

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Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Pat Foote

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Mae Jemison, First African-American Woman in Space

Makers: Women Who Make America

Mae Jemison, First African-American Woman in Space

Astronaut Mae Jemison on reaching her goal of space travel.

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Mae Jemison, First African-American Woman in Space

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Nancy Pelosi, First Female Speaker of the House

Makers: Women Who Make America

Nancy Pelosi, First Female Speaker of the House

In 2007, Nancy Pelosi became the first female Speaker of the House in U.S. history.

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Nancy Pelosi, First Female Speaker of the House

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Veteran and Congresswoman

Makers: Women Who Make America

Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Veteran and Congresswoman

Tulsi Gabbard has served her country and her home state of Hawaii in Congress.

Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Veteran and Congresswoman

Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Diahann Carroll, Star of Julia

Makers: Women Who Make America

Diahann Carroll, Star of Julia

Actress Diahann Carrol discusses the American sitcom Julia.

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Diahann Carroll, Star of Julia

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Jane Lynch on being a comedian

Makers: Women Who Make America

Jane Lynch on being a comedian

Comedian Jane Lynch discusses her career and being a female comedian.

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Jane Lynch on being a comedian

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns

Ursula Burns became the first African American woman to head a Fortune 500 company.

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Xerox CEO Ursula Burns

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Geena Davis talks about her career

Makers: Women Who Make America

Geena Davis talks about her career

Geena Davis discusses her career in movies and the role of women in the business.

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Geena Davis talks about her career

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Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America Sara Blakely talks about entrepreneurship

Makers: Women Who Make America

Sara Blakely talks about entrepreneurship

Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx, and her million dollar idea.

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Sara Blakely talks about entrepreneurship

4:25

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Makers: Women Who Make America

1950 Housewives

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

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1950 Housewives

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Civil Rights

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

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Civil Rights

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Ladies Home Journal Sit In

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

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Ladies Home Journal Sit In

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