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    Fountain of Age

    Author and women’s rights activist Betty Friedan explained that her new book, The Fountain of Age, published by Simon and Schuster, describes “a period of human life that most people didn’t even used to have.” Ms. Friedan took an…

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    Washington Sunday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    United Nations Conference on Women Review

    Ms. Friedan spoke about the recent United Nations and non-governmental organizations' conferences on women’s issues in Beijing, China. She emphasized that new terms must be created to deal with…

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    The Feminine Mystique Thirty Years Later

    As part of George Mason University’s Women’s Studies celebration of Women’s History Month, Betty Friedan talked about the state of feminism. She also talked about the storm of controversy that her…

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    Media Coverage of Women

    The Freedom Forum provided the venue for the Report on News Coverage of Women. Allen Neuharth, Freedom Forum Chairman, welcomed his guests. Participants talked about how the media covers…

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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Single Payer Health Care Financing

    Representatives of the Gray Panthers held a news conference to analyze the single payer health care plan.

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    Women v. Women

    The Freedom Forum sponsored a conference entitled, “The Politics of Polarization: Diversity and the Media,” which focused on the role the media play in accentuating differences between groups in…

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    The Politics of Polarization 1992

    The Freedom Forum sponsored an event on “Women, Men and Media” to focus on the role of women and minorities in producing media reports and portrayals of women and minorities by the media. Panel…

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    Political Correctness

    Guests talked about the impact of political correctness on mass media.

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    Redefining Gender Roles in the 1990s

    The members of the panel talked about the changing face of American society. They also talked about the nature of marriage and of male-female relations. In particular, they focused on the…

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    Mothers and Daughters in Politics

    The forum was a part of a celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the National Women’s Political Caucus. The goal of the caucus is to elect more women to political office. The speakers at the forum explained how to…

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    National Women's Political Caucus Gala Party

    The National Women’s Political Caucus marked its twentieth anniversary in Washington with a celebration of the twenty years of history travelled by the organization and its members. The party saluted the…

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    Women and the First Amendment

    Betty Friedan, author of The Feminine Mystique and one of the founders of the National Organization of Women, spoke at the Freedom Forum on the portrayal of women in the media. Ms. Friedan is currently the co-chair of the…

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    Women in the Media

    American University School of Communications hosted a panel discussion on the treatment of women in the media.

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    Women, Men and the Media Part 1

    The Gannett Foundation and the University of Southern California sponsored a Conference on Women, Men, and the Media. The program included a Panel on the Breakthroughs by Women in top media…

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    Who Decides? Political Action for Pro-Choice

    Who Decides Political for a "Pro-Choice America". This panel discussion at the National Abortion Rights Action League Anniversary Conference takes a serious look at this issue.

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    Breakthroughs and Backlash

    The Gannett Foundations, Women, Men & Media Forum spoke about “Breakthrough and Backlash Point-Counterpoint” at The National Press Club.

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    Quality of Life for Older Women Living Alone

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    Retreat from Equality

    In this session of the Sag Harbor Initiative, panelists discussed the issue of minority rights.

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