American Masters

Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe

Clip: Special | 2m 39s

Gloria Steinem discusses her experience watching Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. While Steinem believes the support system that resulted from the Women’s Movement has been a huge help to women, she wonders if this kind of support could have ultimately saved Marilyn from the society that devastated her and so many others.

Aired: 06/22/16

Rating: NR

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