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Makers: Women Who Make America

Awakening (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 58 min | Documentary

The story of the birth of the modern Women's Movement, filled with the spirit, humor and courage of a revolutionary generation.
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Updated Jun 21, 2013

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Feb 26, 2013 (United States)
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Meryl Streep
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Kathrine Switzer
Self - Boston Marathon Runner, 1967 Self - Boston Marathon Runner, 1967   See fewer
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Arnie Briggs
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Tom Miller
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Pat Schroeder
Self - First Woman Elected to Congress from Colorado Self - First Woman Elected to Congress from Colorado   See fewer
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Alix Kates Schulman
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Gloria Steinem
Self - Feminist Activist Self - Feminist Activist   See fewer
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Self - Co-Founder of Ms. Magazine Self - Co-Founder of Ms. Magazine   See fewer
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Ruth Simmons
Self - 18th President of Brown University Self - 18th President of Brown University   See fewer
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Sandra Day O'Connor
Self - Retired Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Self - Retired Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court   See fewer
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Stephanie Coontz
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Rose Garrity
Self - Housewife Self - Housewife   See fewer
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Betty Friedan
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Sara Evans
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Erica Jong
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F. Carolyn Graglia
Self - Housewife Self - Housewife   See fewer
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Aileen Hernandez
Self - Second National President of the National Organization for Women Self - Second National President of the National Organization for Women   See fewer
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Jean Montague
Self - Former Air Hostess Self - Former Air Hostess   See fewer
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Barbara Roads
Self - Former Stewardess (as Barbara 'Dusty' Roads) Self - Former Stewardess (as Barbara 'Dusty' Roads)   See fewer
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Lorena Weeks
Self - Former Southern Bell Employee Self - Former Southern Bell Employee   See fewer
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Sylvia Roberts
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Eleanor Holmes Norton
Self - Chairperson of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Self - Chairperson of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission   See fewer
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Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Self - Professor, Spelman College Self - Professor, Spelman College   See fewer
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Diane Nash
Self - Civil Rights Movement Activist Self - Civil Rights Movement Activist   See fewer
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Charlotte Bunch
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Robin Morgan
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Heather Booth
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Ruth Rosen
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Rita Mae Brown
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Byllye Avery
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Betty Dodson
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Sheila Tobias
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Jacqui Ceballos
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Susan Douglas
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Barbara Walters
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Barbara Smith
Self - Publisher of Black Feminist Thought Self - Publisher of Black Feminist Thought   See fewer
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Meg Whitman
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7.8 / 10 | 13 votes