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Barbra Streisand, 1962

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Actress, singer, film director/producer, and founder of the Streisand Foundation, Barbra Streisand in 1962.

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Actress, singer, film director/producer, and founder of the Streisand Foundation, Barbra Streisand in 1962.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal, March 7, 2010

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Maggie Gyllenhaal arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, nominated for supporting actress for "Crazy Heart," March 7, 2010.
Photograph by Sgt. Michael Connors, courtesy of the U.S. Army.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, nominated for supporting actress for "Crazy Heart," March 7, 2010.


Photograph by Sgt. Michael Connors, courtesy of the U.S. Army.

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June Havoc and Gregory Peck in Gentlemen's Agreement, 1947

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June Havoc and Gregory Peck in the movie trailer from Gentleman's Agreement in 1947.

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June Havoc and Gregory Peck in the movie trailer from Gentleman's Agreement in 1947.

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National Women's Convention March, November 1977

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Betty Friedan and Bella Abzug march with the National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas, November 1977.
Courtesy of AP Photo/Greg Smith.
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Betty Friedan and Bella Abzug march with the National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas, November 1977.
Courtesy of AP Photo/Greg Smith.

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Joan Rivers Performing, 2009

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Joan Rivers performs in 2009.
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Joan Rivers performs in 2009.
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