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.

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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…)
For All Women
African American women saw little in the Women's Movement that resonated with their lives. They had to work to support their families and saw little (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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