Book Discussion on Our Mothers' War

Ms. Yellin talked about her book, Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II, published by Free… read more

Ms. Yellin talked about her book, Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II, published by Free Press. In the book, the author uses interviews from relatives and family friends to illustrate the new responsibilities women were given during World War II. Beginning with her own mother’s experience in the Red Cross, she examines the involvement of women in activities ranging from manufacturing to undercover operations. Following prepared remarks, Ms. Yellin responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Our Mothers' War

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 31, 2004
Last Aired:
Jun 19, 2004

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  • May 31, 2004 | 6:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 01, 2004 | 6:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2004 | 11:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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