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Step by Step: Building a Feminist Movement, 1941–1977

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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This film by Joyce Follet follows the lives of eight Midwestern women, six of whom became founders of NOW. Their stories illustrate the continuity and diversity of 20th-century feminism, as they describe the labor, civil rights, and political movements of the 1940s and 1950s that led them to take action. (1998; 56 minutes.)

Rightfully Hers programs are made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, AT&T, Ford Motor Company Fund, Facebook, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation, Google, HISTORY®, and Jacqueline B. Mars. Additional support provided by the Bernstein Family Foundation and the Hearst Foundations. Additional support provided by the Bernstein Family Foundation and the Hearst Foundations.

 

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