Book Discussion on A Strange Stirring

Stephanie Coontz, history and family studies professor at The Evergreen State College, talked about her book, A Strange Stirring: The… read more

Stephanie Coontz, history and family studies professor at The Evergreen State College, talked about her book, A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s, in which she reports on the generation of American women who were introduced to feminist politics in the early 1960s. Ms. Coontz focused on the 1963 publication and readership of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique as a transformative moment for many women who began to question their familial and professional roles. Stephanie Coontz discussed her book at the Tenement Museum in New York City. She responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on A Strange Stirring

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2013

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  • Feb 19, 2011 | 3:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2011 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2011 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2011 | 8:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 03, 2011 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2013 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2013 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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