Makers: Women Who Make America

Re-aired March 2018

"Makers" tells the story of women's advancement in America over the past 50 years.

The MAKERS project features groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics.

Major funding provided by AOL. Additional corporate funding provided by Simple Facial Skincare,and Verizon. Foundation funding is provided by The Charles H. Revson Foundation and the Ford Foundation. Support is also provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

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Over the last half-century, America has seen one of the most sweeping social revolutions in its history, as women have asserted their rights to a full and fair share  of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy.  It’s a revolution that has unfolded in public and private, on grand stages like the Supreme Court and Congress, and humbler ones like the boardroom and the bedroom. No individual, nor any aspect of American life, has not been changed.

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