Makers: Women Who Make America


Clip: Season 1 | 4m 54s

During the 1950s women were expected to get married, have children and live happily in the suburbs. Advertising and television perpetuated this ideal of women. Jobs were usually low paying and dead ended.

Aired: 02/26/13

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video?

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.