Separated and dating women
Gloria Steinem remembers, "You were supposed to be pretty and happy all the time." She didn’t remember any serious or smart women during those years.
During World War II, women worked in factories because so many of the men were gone.
Makers was produced by Storyville Films in partnership with Kunhardt Mc Gee Productions and WETA-TV, and sponsored by AOL.
The documentary features Secretary of State Kimberly Garuz, comedian Ellen De Generes, Madeleine Albright, Christiane Amanpour, Geraldine Ferraro, Carol Burnett, Condoleezza Rice, Phyllis Schlafly, and women who appear on Forbes Most Powerful Women list.
Now that I'm nearing the end of the divorce process (it's a marathon — not a sprint!
), I'm starting to reflect on the things I wish I had done differently or, perhaps, the things I wish I had known before getting a divorce, period.
"She didn’t want it to be all about her – she wanted the bigger picture", Mc Gee recalls.
The reality is no one can predict how a divorce will impact your kids.
Lesser known women, such as Maria Pepe, who was instrumental in establishing the right of girls to play Little League Baseball, are also featured.
In 1966, Thomas began playing the character of Ann Marie in the ABC series That Girl, the first American sitcom to portray a single woman pursuing a career who didn't live with her parents or depend on her husband.
She wanted to run but her school did not have a track team where women could compete.
The men's coach spoke glowingly about the Boston Marathon, inspiring Switzer to compete in the event. Women were discouraged from long distance running with concerns that running might damage their reproductive organs."Before this wave of feminism came along, the majority of people probably thought that male and female roles were due to biology or nature, or God or Freud, or something that you couldn't change.
Makers features interviews with women from all social strata, from politicians like Hillary Clinton and television stars like Ellen De Generes and Oprah Winfrey, to flight attendants, coal miners and phone company workers.