American Experience

Emma Goldman's Law-Defying Campaign For Birth Control

Clip: Season 16 | 1m 13s Video has closed captioning.

Emma Goldman defied laws against public discussion of sex and contraceptives, campaigning for birth control as a means of social change and women's empowerment. Beginning in 1908, Emma Goldman toured the country with her partner, Ben Reitman, speaking on anarchism, free love, and other controversial issues.

Aired: 04/11/04

Rating: NR

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