NPR American Chronicles: Women's Equality by NPR audiobook

NPR American Chronicles: Women's Equality

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Hosted by Susan Stamberg

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The NPR American Chronicles Series

3.15 Hours Unabridged
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NPR explores the issues, struggles, and triumphs of the American women’s movement, from early pioneers to modern groundbreakers and leaders of today who fight to preserve hard-won rights. Profiles of Victoria Woodhull, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony provide insights into the origins of the movement, while reflections from Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, Geraldine Ferraro, and others reveal the passion and dedication required to maintain progress in the continuing struggle for women’s equality. Contents: Introduction by Susan Stamberg Women: A Political Force Declaration of Sentiments The First Woman to Run for President - In 1872 A History of Women’s Suffrage Suffrage 1920: Women Get the Vote For Elizabeth Cady Stanton, All Women Were Not Created Equal Susan B. Anthony's Pioneering Vote Frances Perkins, New Deal Pioneer Suffragette Jeannette Rankin, First Woman Representative Shirley Chisholm: The First Black Woman to Run for President StoryCorps: Living in the Backward World of the ‘60s The National Organization for Women: A Short History Betty Friedan: Women’s Gains and Roles in the Future Stirring up “The Feminine Mystique” Memories of Aunt Betty Political Pioneer Geraldine Ferraro Bella Abzug Pageant Protest Sparked Bra-Burning Myth Phyllis Schlafly Still Championing the Anti-Feminist Fight Title IX The Pill Roe v. Wade: Two Stories Roe v. Wade Plaintiff Norma McCorvey Gloria Steinem Celebrates Ms. Magazine A Lonely Club for Women in Top Army Jobs StoryCorps Griot: Fighting the Big Three American Women Changing Their Names Growing Up Feminist: Deborah and Naomi Wolf

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NPR explores the issues, struggles, and triumphs of the American women’s movement, from early pioneers to modern groundbreakers and leaders of today who fight to preserve hard-won rights. Profiles of Victoria Woodhull, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony provide insights into the origins of the movement, while reflections from Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, Geraldine Ferraro, and others reveal the passion and dedication required to maintain progress in the continuing struggle for women’s equality.

Contents:

  • Introduction by Susan Stamberg
  • Women: A Political Force
  • Declaration of Sentiments
  • The First Woman to Run for President - In 1872
  • A History of Women’s Suffrage
  • Suffrage 1920: Women Get the Vote
  • For Elizabeth Cady Stanton, All Women Were Not Created Equal
  • Susan B. Anthony's Pioneering Vote
  • Frances Perkins, New Deal Pioneer
  • Suffragette Jeannette Rankin, First Woman Representative
  • Shirley Chisholm: The First Black Woman to Run for President
  • StoryCorps: Living in the Backward World of the ‘60s
  • The National Organization for Women: A Short History
  • Betty Friedan: Women’s Gains and Roles in the Future
  • Stirring up “The Feminine Mystique”
  • Memories of Aunt Betty
  • Political Pioneer Geraldine Ferraro
  • Bella Abzug
  • Pageant Protest Sparked Bra-Burning Myth
  • Phyllis Schlafly Still Championing the Anti-Feminist Fight
  • Title IX
  • The Pill
  • Roe v. Wade: Two Stories
  • Roe v. Wade Plaintiff Norma McCorvey
  • Gloria Steinem Celebrates Ms. Magazine
  • A Lonely Club for Women in Top Army Jobs
  • StoryCorps Griot: Fighting the Big Three
  • American Women Changing Their Names
  • Growing Up Feminist: Deborah and Naomi Wolf

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 3.15
Audience: Adult
Language: English