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Miriam Cantor-Stone on the First National Women's Conference in 1977

This Week in History: On November 18, 1977, Congresswoman Bella Abzug convened the first National Women's Conference. Miriam Cantor-Stone discusses the impact of bringing people from grassroots feminist groups across the country together to decide on a national agenda.
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This Week in History: On November 18, 1977, Congresswoman Bella Abzug convened the first National Women's Conference. Miriam Cantor-Stone discusses the impact of bringing people from grassroots feminist groups across the country together to decide on a national agenda.

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This Week in History: On November 18, 1977, Congresswoman Bella Abzug convened the first National Women's Conference. Miriam Cantor-Stone discusses the impact of bringing people from grassroots feminist groups across the country together to decide on a national agenda.
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This Week in History: On November 18, 1977, Congresswoman Bella Abzug convened the first National Women's Conference. Miriam Cantor-Stone discusses the impact of bringing people from grassroots feminist groups across the country together to decide on a national agenda.

"My Life on the Road" by Gloria Steinem Book Cover, 2015

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The cover of My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem (Random House, 2015).

Title spread photography by Marianne Barcellona.

The cover of My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem (Random House, 2015).

Title spread photography by Marianne Barcellona.

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Joyce Antler

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Joyce Antler.
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Joyce Antler.

Melissa Benoist, June 30, 2015

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Melissa Benoist, of CBS' Supergirl, at the 6th Annual Thirst Project Thirst Gala, June 30, 2015.
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Melissa Benoist, of CBS' Supergirl, at the 6th Annual Thirst Project Thirst Gala, June 30, 2015.

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Jennifer Lawrence, 2014

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Jennifer Lawrence at 2014 Comicon.
Courtesy of Gage Skidmore.
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Jennifer Lawrence at 2014 Comicon.

Courtesy of Gage Skidmore.

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Gloria Steinem, 2010, with "My Life On The Road" Cover, 2015

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Composite image of Gloria Steinem at home in New York City, 2010, and the cover of My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem (Random House, 2015).
Portrait by Annie Leibovitz/Penguin Random House.
Title spread photography by Marianne Barcellona.
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Composite image of Gloria Steinem at home in New York City, 2010, and the cover of My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem (Random House, 2015).

Portrait by Annie Leibovitz/Penguin Random House.

Title spread photography by Marianne Barcellona.

Lisa Batya Feld on Beate Sirota Gordon

This Week in History: On October 25, 1923, Beate Sirota Gordon was born. Lisa Batya Feld describes how the 22-year-old made history by writing women's equality into the Japanese constitution after WWII.
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This Week in History: On October 25, 1923, Beate Sirota Gordon was born. Lisa Batya Feld describes how the 22-year-old made history by writing women's equality into the Japanese constitution after WWII.

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Judith Rosenbaum on Nina Totenberg and the Anita Hill Hearings

This Week in History: On October 11, 1991, Anita Hill began testifying at the confirmation hearing for Clarence Thomas. Judith Rosenbaum discusses how Nina Totenberg's reporting brought national awareness to Hill's story (which the Senate had ignored), and how the hearings reshaped our understanding of harassment in the workplace.
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This Week in History: On October 11, 1991, Anita Hill began testifying at the confirmation hearing for Clarence Thomas. Judith Rosenbaum discusses how Nina Totenberg's reporting brought national awareness to Hill's story (which the Senate had ignored), and how the hearings reshaped our understanding of harassment in the workplace.

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