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  • Makers: Women Who Make America

Makers: Women Who Make America | Part Two: Changing the World | PBS

Duration: 54:31 (Full Program)
Program: Makers: Women Who Make America
Broadcast Date: Feb. 26, 2013

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 contraceptive pill, women’s sexuality was freed from the constant worry over pregnancy.

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Post Date: February 27, 2013