A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s

NOW_womenAugust 8, 2014 – Segment 3

We look at the life and legacy of Betty Friedan, with: Stephanie Coontz, whose book, A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s, traces the impact of Friedan’s seminal 1963 work, The Feminine Mystique. Coontz is a Professor of History and Family Studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, and serves as Co-Chair and Director of Public Education at the Council on Contemporary Families.

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This segment originally aired February 17, 2011.

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