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Rate It X - Trailer

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POV
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Rate It X is a bitingly funny and disarming journey through the landscape of American sexism. Men only are interviewed by the two filmmakers in a witty montage of free-wheeling encounters. Pornographers, corporate executives, a funeral parlor director and Santa Claus are among those who reveal more than they intended. Continue


Women In Politics

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


Makers: Women in Politics profiles women in public office who were “firsts” in their fields. From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for Detroit City Council in 2013, the documentary explores the challenges confronting American women in politics. Continue


Women in War

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


Makers: Women in War looks at American women’s increasing participation in war—from Vietnam to the present—as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Among those featured are Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle, and Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career was sabotaged after she was “outed” as a high-level spy. Continue


Kelby Speaks Out on Bullying

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Independent Lens
PBS


After coming out as a teen, Kelby was treated as pariah in a small Oklahoma town. In an exclusive interview in tandem with the PBS premiere of Bully, Kelby tells us what has changed in his world and in Oklahoma since the film was made. Continue


Women in Hollywood

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Makers: Women in Hollywood showcases the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment. Continue


Makers Women in Comedy Promo

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


Makers: Women in Comedy tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the “dangerous” comedy of 70s sitcoms like Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom and building to today’s multifaceted landscape. Continue


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

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


The child of Mexican immigrants, Angela Salinas was the first in her family to graduate from college. After college, she became the first Hispanic woman to become a U.S. Marine Corps general officer. Upon her retirement in 2013, she was the highest ranking female officer in the Marines. Continue


Nancy Pelosi, First Female Speaker of the House

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


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


Sara Blakely talks about entrepreneurship

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx, and her million dollar idea. Continue


David LaChapelle on Being Gay in 1970s and 1980s

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American Masters
PBS


Artist David LaChapelle (b. 1963) was bullied for being gay, dropped out of high school and found acceptance in New York City. He recalls there was even social cache to being bisexual in New York until AIDS arose. This outtake is from The Boomer List, premiering Sept. 23, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS, which tells the story of this influential generation through the lives of 19 iconic baby boomers. Continue


TTC Extra: Pro-Choice Activists Launch "1 in 3 Campaign"

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To The Contrary
PBS


Pro-choice activists say its time to change the culture of shaming women who have had an abortion. The "1 in 3 Campaign" is named after the claim that one of every three women has had an abortion. It encourages women to share their personal stories related to abortion in an effort to create a more accepting society. Continue


Women in Business

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


Makers: Women in Business tells the story of the exceptional women—past and present—who have taken the world of business by storm. Told by female business leaders themselves, this is a candid exploration of what it takes to make it and a celebration of the extraordinary individuals who, over the course of 50 years, have proven that a woman’s place is wherever she believes it to be. Continue


Women in Space

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed by NASA, the military, and even Lyndon Johnson, as a distraction. It wasn’t until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Continue


Makers Women in Space Promo

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed by NASA, the military, and even Lyndon Johnson, as a distraction. It wasn’t until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Continue


Makers Women in Hollywood Promo

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


Makers: Women in Hollywood showcases the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment. Continue


Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Pat Foote

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Pat Foote joined the Women's Army Corps in 1959, served in Vietnam, and eventually became one of only four female Armed Forces generals in 1986. Over the course of her career, Foote commanded at the company, battalion, brigade, and major installation levels, and advocated for the recruitment of women following the end of the draft in the 1970s. Continue


Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Veteran and Congresswoman

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Tulsi Gabbard has served her country in wartime and her home state of Hawaii in Congress. Continue


Xerox CEO Ursula Burns

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


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


Geena Davis talks about her career

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


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


Julieanna Richardson on Sexism and Racism

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American Masters
PBS


In this outtake, Julieanna Richardson (b. 1954), historian and founder of HistoryMakers, says that before she worked for a black administration under Chicago's Mayor Harold Washington (1983 - 1987), "I could only see the world in black and white and racism, I did not understand sexism at all." The Boomer List, premiering Sept. 23, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS, tells the story of 19 iconic baby boomers. Continue


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