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Dyllan McGee

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Awakening
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
The story of the birth of the modern Women's Movement. When Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique came out in 1963, millions of American women felt the constraints of 1950s post-war culture, which confined them to the home or to low-paying,…
Changing the World
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
In the early 1970s, feminism became a force that reshaped the relationships between men and women in the most fundamental ways. Divorce rates spiked as women chafed under their traditional roles but, where men could adapt, marriages became stronger than…
Women in Business
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
This episode tells the story of the exceptional women--past and present--who have taken the world of business by storm. Told by female business leaders themselves, this is a candid exploration of what it takes to make it and a celebration…
Women in Comedy
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
This episode tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom and building to today's multifaceted landscape. Today, movies…
Women in Hollywood
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
This episode showcases the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country's biggest commodities: entertainment. Audiences hear from actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda; television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created…
Charting a New Course
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
As the Movement achieved long-sought goals, a new generation of women were re-evaluating some of its most basic assumptions, especially the balance between work and family. By the 2000s, the movement was again under attack from conservatives seeking to rollback…
Women in Space
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
This episode traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed by NASA, the military, and even Lyndon…
Women in Politics
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
This episode profiles women in public office who were "firsts" in their fields. From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for Detroit City Council in 2013, the documentary explores the challenges confronting American…
Women in War
Part of the Series: Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS
This episode looks at American women's increasing participation in war--from Vietnam to the present--as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Among those featured are Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle, and Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career…
Makers: Women Who Make America - Season 1
PBS
Makers tells the remarkable story of the most sweeping social revolution in American history, as women have asserted their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy. It's a revolution that has unfolded…
3 videos
Makers: Women Who Make America - Season 2
PBS
In the last half-century, women have fought their way into nearly every sphere of American life, from the battlefield to the comedy club, the soundstage to the Senate. Each documentary in this six-part series examines the impact of the women's…
6 videos