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Awakening / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2013.
Description1 streaming video file (58 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series Makers: Women Who Make America
Makers: Women Who Make America. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Kathrine Switzer (3:50) -- Part I Awakening (2:25) -- Women in the Workplace (2:47) -- Expectations for Women (1:21) -- The Feminine Mystique (2:58) -- Civil Rights Act Title VII (3:32) -- Age Discrimination (2:23) -- National Organization for Women (3:58) -- Black Women in the Movement (2:59) -- Women's Liberation (3:08) -- Feminine Consciousness (2:19) -- Atlantic City Convention Center Protest (2:40) -- Whistling on Wall Street (3:51) -- Mass Demonstration (2:36) -- Feminism on Television (1:51) -- Rift in the Movement (4:18) -- Women's Movement's New Leader (3:41) -- Ms. Magazine (3:01) -- Ms. Magazine's Effect (1:59) -- Credits: Awakening: Makers: Women Who Make America (1:10)
Abstract By the time Steinem founded Ms. Magazine in the early 1970s, these two streams of women had converged to create the modern Women's Movement. Pivotal moments range from the early legal challenges brought by flight attendants and a rural Georgia telephone operator to the protests at the Miss America pageant and the takeover of the offices of Ladies Home Journal. It is a story filled with the spirit, humor, and courage of a revolutionary generation.
Abstract The story of the birth of the modern Women's Movement is framed by two important publications-The Feminine Mystique and Ms. Magazine-and by the women who authored them: Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem. When Friedan's book came out in 1963, millions of American women had become uneasy under the constraints of 1950s post-war culture, which confined them to the home or to low-paying, dead-end jobs. The Feminine Mystique was, in the words of one reviewer, "a brick through the rose colored picture window of the American suburban bungalow." At the same time, another group of women-younger and more radical-were emerging from the anti-war and Civil Rights movements determined to achieve their own revolution in American society.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 26, 2014.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2013.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number60712s Films Media Group
Publisher number60713 Films Media Group

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