History of Birth Control in America

Up next, at the Organization of American Historians meeting in Milwaukee, New York University Professor Linda Gordon discusses birth… read more

Up next, at the Organization of American Historians meeting in Milwaukee, New York University Professor Linda Gordon discusses birth control in America. She argues that birth control in the U.S. wasn’t controversial until women became politically active in seeking the right to vote in the 19th century. She also outlines the history of the politics of birth control leading up to the 2012 election. 

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306496-1
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Interview
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Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
First Aired:
Jul 8, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 9, 2012

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  • Jul 08, 2012 | 10:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 08, 2012 | 9:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 09, 2012 | 12:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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