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American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s

How and where did the American women’s movement begin? We’ll look back at the mid-20th Century this hour and explore the lives of our mothers and grandmothers with Stephanie Coontz, Director of Research and Public Education at the Council on Contemporary Families. Her new book is “A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s” (Basic Books, 2011).

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