In 1963 Betty Friedan published The Feminine Mystique , a book often credited with launching the women's movement. She went on to co-found the National Organization for Women (NOW), the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), and the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC).
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The Region: Interview with Betty Friedan
An interview by Kathleen Erickson about economic equality.
Salon: Betty Friedan a Sexpot?
An article by Lee Quarnstrom about Carl Friedan's response to "Life So Far: A Memoir," his exwife's recent book.
Salon: When Feminists were Divas
An article by Laura Miller about the strong personalities of the early feminists, the books about them and their responses. (June 09, 2000)
Salon Books: Betty Friedan: Her Life
Norah Vincent reviews "Betty Friedan: Her Life" by Judith Hennessee. (March 01, 1999)
Salon: Betty Friedan's Secret Communist Past
An article by David Horowitz about the recent exposure of Friedan's past and her reactions. (January 01, 1999)
Rambles: Betty Friedan: Issues without Gender
A interview by Tom Knapp about the state of the women's movement. (March 01, 1993)
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