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Makers: Women Who Make America

Makers: Women Who Make America
"Makers: Women Who Make America" is a multi-platform PBS project that will tell the compelling story of women’s advancement in America over the past 50 years.

Latest Episodes

Part Two: Changing the World Air date: 02-26-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2336940209/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the early 1970s, feminism became a force that reshaped the relationships between men and women in the most fundamental ways. Divorce rates spiked as women chafed under their traditional roles but, where men could adapt, marriages became stronger than ever. With the widespread adoption of the... /episodes/get/7831 /episode/7831 Makers: Women Who Make America: Part Two: Changing the World /episode-player/7831
Part One: Awakening Air date: 02-26-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2336932877/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The story of the birth of the modern Women’s Movement. When Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique came out in 1963, millions of American women felt the constraints of 1950s post-war culture, which confined them to the home or to low-paying, dead end jobs. At the same time, another group of women... /episodes/get/7829 /episode/7829 Makers: Women Who Make America: Part One: Awakening /episode-player/7829
Part Three: Charting a New Course Air date: 02-26-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2336944500/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false As the Movement achieved long-sought goals, a new generation of women were re-evaluating some of its most basic assumptions, especially the balance between work and family. By the 2000s, the movement was again under attack from conservatives seeking to rollback abortion and contraception laws, and... /episodes/get/7830 /episode/7830 Makers: Women Who Make America: Part Three: Charting a New Course /episode-player/7830
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Part Two: Changing the World
In the early 1970s, feminism became a force that reshaped the relationships between men and women in the most fundamental ways. Divorce rates spiked as women chafed under their traditional roles but, where men could adapt, marriages became stronger than ever. With the widespread adoption of the...
Air date: 02/26/2013
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2336940209/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the early 1970s, feminism became a force that reshaped the relationships between men and women in the most fundamental ways. Divorce rates spiked as women chafed under their traditional roles but, where men could adapt, marriages became stronger than ever. With the widespread adoption of the... /episodes/get/7831 /episode/7831 Makers: Women Who Make America: Part Two: Changing the World /episode-player/7831
Part One: Awakening
The story of the birth of the modern Women?s Movement. When Betty Friedan?s The Feminine Mystique came out in 1963, millions of American women felt the constraints of 1950s post-war culture, which confined them to the home or to low-paying, dead end jobs. At the same time, another group of women...
Air date: 02/26/2013
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2336932877/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The story of the birth of the modern Women?s Movement. When Betty Friedan?s The Feminine Mystique came out in 1963, millions of American women felt the constraints of 1950s post-war culture, which confined them to the home or to low-paying, dead end jobs. At the same time, another group of women... /episodes/get/7829 /episode/7829 Makers: Women Who Make America: Part One: Awakening /episode-player/7829
Part Three: Charting a New Course
As the Movement achieved long-sought goals, a new generation of women were re-evaluating some of its most basic assumptions, especially the balance between work and family. By the 2000s, the movement was again under attack from conservatives seeking to rollback abortion and contraception laws, and...
Air date: 02/26/2013
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2336944500/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false As the Movement achieved long-sought goals, a new generation of women were re-evaluating some of its most basic assumptions, especially the balance between work and family. By the 2000s, the movement was again under attack from conservatives seeking to rollback abortion and contraception laws, and... /episodes/get/7830 /episode/7830 Makers: Women Who Make America: Part Three: Charting a New Course /episode-player/7830
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