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Betty Friedan: The Three Waves of Feminism

Published: April 27, 2018

Written By: Sally Ann Drucker The term feminism describes political, cultural, and economic movements that aim to establish equal rights and legal protections for women. Over time, feminist activists have campaigned for issues such as women’s legal rights, especially in regard to contracts, property, and voting; body integrity and autonomy;… Read More

Erma Bombeck: The Myth about Legends

Published: April 24, 2018

Written By: Susan Marie Frontczak Erma Bombeck has two things in common with other legends of art and sports: 1. They make it look easy. 2. It’s not. Consider a few American Legends from the mid-20th century. Between 1951 and 1968, Mickey Mantle made slugging yet another homer out of… Read More

Going All the Way: RFK in ‘68

Published: April 18, 2018

Written By: Jeremy Meier At the end of March 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson addresses the nation. He is calling for peace negotiations to end the war in Vietnam and announces that he is not seeking re-election to the presidency. Johnson’s favorability in the polls had been slipping, and a… Read More

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