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Lainie Breaux on Evacuating, September 17, 2007

Lainie Breaux, interviewed by Rosalind Hinton on September 17, 2007, grapples with the decision to evacuate, with her newborn son needing round-the-clock medical attention and a hurricane on the way,
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Lainie Breaux, interviewed by Rosalind Hinton on September 17, 2007, grapples with the decision to evacuate, with her newborn son needing round-the-clock medical attention and a hurricane on the way,

Peggy Olsen from Mad Men

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Peggy Olsen from AMC's Mad Men struts her stuff.

Peggy Olsen from AMC's Mad Men struts her stuff.

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Sally Bronston

Committed to youth leadership long before Hurricane Katrina, Sally Bronston lobbied on behalf of her community through the New Orleans Youth Leadership Council before turning to a career in journalism.

Sally Bronston

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Sally Bronston, television producer.
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Sally Bronston, television producer.

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Lainie Breaux

When the hospital tending Lainie Breaux’s newborn son temporarily lost contact with her during Hurricane Katrina, Breaux used her fifteen minutes of fame to call attention to the plight of others devastated by the hurricane.

Lainie Breaux

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Lainie Breaux.
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Lainie Breaux.

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Mad Men TV Club: Work Life Balance

The struggle between career and family is one that women have wrestled with for decades, and there seem to be no easy solutions on the horizon. Work vs. home. “Office wives” and romantic partners. Kids or promotions. The battles rage on, illuminated by think pieces and parsed by university studies, but the essential question of what is most worthwhile and meaningful in life remains unanswered.

Partners of Sterling Cooper

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The partners of Sterling Cooper, in a still from Mad Men.
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The partners of Sterling Cooper, in a still from Mad Men.

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Don and Sally, Mad Men

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Don and Sally in a still from Mad Men.
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Don and Sally in a still from Mad Men.

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The Only (Jewish) Woman in the Room

I was Jewish and a woman and had no idea that neither was welcomed or acknowledged in the world of television writing in the 1960s. Not that such topics were on my mind when I was forced by sad happenstance to become widowed at the age of 31 and left to support my three young children. I had to get a job.

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