Betty Friedan


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"Mrs. America": Betty Friedan Breaks Through the "Mystique" [TEASER]

That "resistance" comes in the form of conservative Phyllis Schlafly (Cate Blanchett), but Tracey Ullman's Betty Friedan wasn't willing to back down.An active proponent of the ERA and known as "the mother of the women’s movement," Friedan authored The Feminine Mystique and co-founded the National Women’s Political Caucus - and in the clip below, Ullman's[...]

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"Mrs. America": When ERA Resistance Was Waged "By A Woman" [TEASER]

Through the eyes of the women of that era — both Schlafly and second-wave feminists Gloria Steinem (Rose Byrne), Betty Friedan (Ari Graynor), Shirley Chisholm (Uzo Aduba), Bella Abzug (Margo Martindale), and Jill Ruckelshaus (Elizabeth Banks) — the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the ’70s helped give rise to[...]

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"Mrs. America": No One Really Gets to Decide How These "Battle Lines" Are Drawn [TEASER]

Through the eyes of the women of that era — both Schlafly and second-wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug, and Jill Ruckelshaus — the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the ’70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.Here's a look[...]

'Mrs. America': Elizabeth Banks Joins Cate Blanchett in FX Limited Series

Through the eyes of the women of that era — both Schlafly and second-wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug, and Jill Ruckelshaus — the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the ’70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.Here's a look[...]