Makers

  • 2013
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

A history of the modern women's movement, featuring first-person accounts from movement leaders; opponents; celebrities; political figures; business leaders; and ordinary women.

Women Who Make America
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MAKERS
Expanding on the critically acclaimed PBS documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America, each documentary in this six-part series examines the impact of (more…)
MAKERS
MAKERS originated from a very clear premise: over the last half century, the work of millions of women has altered virtually every aspect of American (more…)
MAKERS
Expanding on the critically acclaimed PBS documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America, each documentary in this six-part series examines the impact of (more…)
MAKERS
MAKERS originated from a very clear premise: over the last half century, the work of millions of women has altered virtually every aspect of American (more…)
MAKERS
Expanding on the critically acclaimed PBS documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America, each documentary in this six-part series examines the impact of (more…)
MAKERS
Expanding on the critically acclaimed PBS documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America, each documentary in this six-part series examines the impact of (more…)
MAKERS
MAKERS originated from a very clear premise: over the last half century, the work of millions of women has altered virtually every aspect of American (more…)
MAKERS
MAKERS originated from a very clear premise: over the last half century, the work of millions of women has altered virtually every aspect of American (more…)
Part One: Awakening
57:43 — 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 th (more…)
Women Who Make America Trailer
03:43 — Makers: Women Who Make America will tell the remarkable story of the Women's Movement for the first time. Built on an extraordinary archive of intervi (more…)
1950 Housewives
09:14 — Most middle class women of the 1950s became homemakers. Many women felt dissatisfied.
ERA
02:05 — The Equal Rights Amendment passed both houses of congress in 1972 leaving only ratification before the law was adopted. 30 states ratified it in the f (more…)
Civil Rights
02:58 — Radicalized by their experiences for Civil Rights, women began see there needed to be a women's liberation movement.
Conservative Backlash
06:33 — Abortion would become the leading edge of the Conservative backlash.
Gloria Steinem
04:12 — Get to know Gloria Steinem.
Title IX
02:54 — Title IX compelled schools to offer sports programs to women.
Abby Pogrebin
03:04 — Abby Pogrebin, the daughter of MS co-founder, Letty Pogrebin grew up during the women's movement. While proud of her mother and the work of the moveme (more…)
Ladies Home Journal Sit In
02:36 — Women held a sit-in at the offices of Ladies Home Journal
Part Two: Changing the World
54:31 — In the early 1970s, feminism became a force that reshaped the relationships between men and women in the most fundamental ways. Divorce rates spiked a (more…)
The Feminine Mystique
03:07 — In 1963 Betty Friedan wrote The Feminine Mystique, and exposed he happy homemaker myth. Many women wanted the opportunity of a career of their own.
Judy Blume
02:56 — Judy Blume is a best selling author.
Ursula Burns
03:44 — Ursula Burns on growing up poor, workplace discrimination, and becoming the first African-American woman to be CEO of a Fortune 500 company. Armed wit (more…)
Part Three: Charting a New Course
55:42 — As the Movement achieved long-sought goals, a new generation of women were re-evaluating some of its most basic assumptions, especially the balance be (more…)
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  • Premiered: February 26, 2013
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A history of the modern women's movement, featuring first-person accounts from movement leaders; opponents; celebrities; political figures; business leaders; and ordinary women. (more)

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