Hosts Alan Alda and Marlo Thomas trace the evolution of the roles and lives of women in the twentieth century. Examines the conflicting advice given to American women from generation to generation by the clergy, government, doctors, media and society, and shows how women’s lives have been changed by the efforts of women who fought for women’s rights. Includes newsreel footage, stills, radio and television footage, cartoons, and period music.
Director: Ana Carrigan.
Writer: Susan Dworkin.
Stars: Alan Alda, Marlo Thomas.