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Betty Friedan 2006 Deaths

Betty FriedanAge: 85 feminist icon and writer whose 1963 book, The Feminine Mystique, challenged postwar assumptions that women found fulfillment with domesticity. Indeed, she said women were…

Betty Friedan

Name at birth: Bettye Naomi GoldsteinBetty Friedan was the author of The Feminine Mystique and one of the leading members of the women's liberation movement of the 1960s and '70s. She graduated from…

Joan Osborne Biography

Joan OsborneBorn: 7/8/1962Birthplace: Anchorage, KY Pop singer/songwriter Joan Osborne's 1995 Grammy-winning megahit “One of Us” (penned by band member Eric Bazilian) exploded onto the…

Citizen Ruth

Director: Alexander Payne Writers: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor Director of Photography: James Glennon Editor: Kevin Tent Music: Rolfe Kent Production Designer: Jane…

Facts About Women in the House and the Senate

Here are some facts about women who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Congress. 313 women have been elected or appointed to the U.S. Congress. Jeannette Rankin, Republican from…

John McCain

Candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination by Beth Rowen John McCain Related Links Sarah Palin John McCain’s campaign website Facts…

Timeline: U.S. Women's Rights, 1980 - Present

Timeline of Key Events in the American Women's Rights Movement 1980–Present by Ann-Marie Imbornoni Discover the key events of the women's rights movement in the United States. This timeline…

History of the Tea Party Movement

New Political Movement Quickly Found Loyal Following by Beth Rowen One of several Tea Party protests Related Links U.S. GovernmentFacts About SenatorsBiography of Sarah Palin…