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The Politics of Barbie’s Body 37

For nearly 60 years, young girls have brushed Barbie’s hair, taken her for a spin in her convertible and wondered what it would be like to live in that Dream House. Andrea Nevins joins us to talk about the profound effect this 11.5 inch-tall doll has had on how kids view women – and about how toymaker Mattel has tried to evolve Barbie to keep up with the times. Nevins is the director of the documentary “Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie,” available on Hulu.