Women in American Life

  • 2006
  • TV Show
  • None

A five-episode survey of women's history, starting with the Civil War era and including the women's suffrage movement, the Roaring 20s, the Great Depression, World War II and the feminist movement in the 1970s.

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Episode Guide

1955-1977: New Attitudes Force Dramatic Changes

April 3, 2006

1942-1955: War Work, Housework, and Growing Discontent

April 3, 2006

1917-1942: Cultural Image and Economic Reality

April 3, 2006

1880-1920: Immigration, New York, and New Roles

April 3, 2006

1861-1880: Civil War, Recovery, & Westward Expansion

April 3, 2006

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  • Premiered: April 3, 2006
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A five-episode survey of women's history, starting with the Civil War era and including the women's suffrage movement, the Roaring 20s, the Great Depression, World War II and the feminist movement in the 1970s.

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