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Makers: Women Who Make America

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep6: MAKERS Women in Politics: Government Shutdown

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

3:09

S2 Ep6: MAKERS Women in Politics: Government Shutdown

3:09

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep2: MAKERS Women in Hollywood: TV Pioneers

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

4:12

S2 Ep2: MAKERS Women in Hollywood: TV Pioneers

4:12

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep3: MAKERS Women in Space: Peeing in Space

Women discuss the NASA engineering around going to the bathroom

2:05

S2 Ep3: MAKERS Women in Space: Peeing in Space

2:05

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep4: MAKERS Women in War: Combat

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

2:16

S2 Ep4: MAKERS Women in War: Combat

2:16

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep4: MAKERS Women in War Valerie Plame

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

3:56

S2 Ep4: MAKERS Women in War Valerie Plame

3:56

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep2: MAKERS Women in Hollywood Thelma and Louise

Thelma and Louise struck and nerve with male-dominated Hollywood

3:05

S2 Ep2: MAKERS Women in Hollywood Thelma and Louise

3:05

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep3: 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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S2 Ep3: MAKERS Women in Space: Women are here to stay

3:27

Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America S2 Ep1: Joan Rivers On Who Is In Charge

Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep1: Joan Rivers On Who Is In Charge

Joan Rivers describes her comedic style.

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S2 Ep1: Joan Rivers On Who Is In Charge

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep1: MAKERS Women in Comedy: Pretty Women

Chelsea Lately talks about breaking in to comedy

4:32

S2 Ep1: MAKERS Women in Comedy: Pretty Women

4:32

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep1: Joan Rivers on Her Rough Entrance Into Comedy

Joan Rivers describes her troubles breaking into the comedy world.

1:04

S2 Ep1: Joan Rivers on Her Rough Entrance Into Comedy

1:04

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep1: Recalling the Comedic Genius of Joan Rivers

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

1:46

S2 Ep1: Recalling the Comedic Genius of Joan Rivers

1:46

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep4: Angela Salinas, Retired Major General, U.S. Marine C

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

4:33

S2 Ep4: Angela Salinas, Retired Major General, U.S. Marine C

4:33

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep4: Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Pat Foote

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

3:40

S2 Ep4: Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Pat Foote

3:40

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep3: Mae Jemison, First African-American Woman in Space

Astronaut Mae Jemison on reaching her goal of space travel.

3:55

S2 Ep3: Mae Jemison, First African-American Woman in Space

3:55

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep6: Nancy Pelosi, First Female Speaker of the House

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

4:33

S2 Ep6: Nancy Pelosi, First Female Speaker of the House

4:33

Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America S2 Ep6: Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Veteran and Congresswoman

Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep6: Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Veteran and Congresswoman

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

S2 Ep6: Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Veteran and Congresswoman

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep1: Jane Lynch on being a comedian

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

4:31

S2 Ep1: Jane Lynch on being a comedian

4:31

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep5: Xerox CEO Ursula Burns

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

3:44

S2 Ep5: Xerox CEO Ursula Burns

3:44

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2: Diahann Carroll, Star of Julia

Actress Diahann Carrol discusses the American sitcom Julia.

3:40

S2: Diahann Carroll, Star of Julia

3:40

Video thumbnail: Makers: Women Who Make America S2 Ep2: Geena Davis talks about her career

Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep2: Geena Davis talks about her career

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

5:23

S2 Ep2: Geena Davis talks about her career

5:23

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S2 Ep5: Sara Blakely talks about entrepreneurship

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

4:25

S2 Ep5: Sara Blakely talks about entrepreneurship

4:25

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S1: 1950 Housewives

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

9:14

S1: 1950 Housewives

9:14

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S1: Civil Rights

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

2:58

S1: Civil Rights

2:58

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Makers: Women Who Make America

S1: Ladies Home Journal Sit In

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

2:36

S1: Ladies Home Journal Sit In

2:36

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