Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan was an American writer, activism|activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the women's movement in the United States, her 1963 book 'The Feminine Mystique' is often credited with sparking the Second-wave feminism|second wave of American feminism in the 20th century. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Betty Friedan has 34 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum as an Author. The year with the most videos was 1996 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1993 with an average of 743 views per program. Most appearances with Marlene Sanders (6), Nancy Woodhull (5), Ann Lewis (4). Most common tags: Gender Issues, Women in Media, Media.

Appearances by Title:c. December 13, 1996 - Present Professor, Mount Vernon College Videos: 10 Author Videos: 21

Previously

Executive Director, Women, Men and Media c. May 15, 1996 - c. December 13, 1996 Videos: 3 Feminist, Author c. October 11, 1987 - c. May 15, 1996 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Women's Equality Summit Part 2

    Women's Equality Summit Part 2

    Representatives of feminist organizations talked about gender issues and reproductive policy, including Social Security for…

  • <em>Life So Far</em>

    Life So Far

    Ms. Friedan talked about her book Life So Far: A Memoir, published by Simon and Schuster. The book chronicles her life as a writer…

  • Women's Issues and Clinton Investigation

    Women's Issues and Clinton Investigation

    Feminist leaders spoke to the press about the potential impeachment of President Clinton. They strongly objected to…

  • Women's Movement Looks Ahead

    Women's Movement Looks Ahead

    The panelists discussed where the women’s movement stands now and where it is going. They said women voters elected…

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