Sunday, February 05, 2006

Betty Friedan

RIP

Betty Friedan died yesterday on her 85th birthday.
"The Feminine Mystique" made Ms. Friedan world famous. It also made her one of the chief architects of the women's liberation movement of the late 1960's and afterward, a sweeping social upheaval that harked back to the suffrage campaigns of the turn of the century and would be called feminism's second wave.

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