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Makers: Women Who Make America: Volume 2

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Catalogue Number:  041757
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  Drama, History, Politics, Science, Social Issues, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2014


DVD Price:  $79.99
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In the last half - century, women have fought their way into nearly every sphere of American life, from the battlefield to the comedy club, the soundstage to the Senate. Expanding on the critically acclaimed PBS documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America, which told the story of the modern American women's movement, each documentary in this six-part series examines the impact of the women's movement on six fields once largely closed to women. Through intimate interviews with trailblazing women known and unknown, viewers are given a rare limpse--sometimes funny, sometimes sad, and always candid--of what it was like to be pioneers in their fields. Directed by some of the country's leading independent filmmakers, MAKERS brings to life new and unforgettable stories that every woman, man, girl and boy should know. 

Interviewees include: Ursula Burns, Diahann Carroll, Paula Coughlin, Glenn Close, Geena Davis, Ellen DeGeneres, Chelsea Handler, Gwen Ifill, Mae Jemison, Jane Lynch, Barbara Mikulski, Indra Nooyi, Valerie Plame, Shonda Rhimes, Joan Rivers, Pat Schroeder, Sarah Silverman, Olympia Snowe, Alfre Woodard, and many more. 

Episodes include... 
Women in Comedy - Narrated by Leslie Mann 
This program contains mature content, including language that may not be appropriate for all viewers. Viewer discretion is advised. 

Women in Hollywood - Narrated by Julia Roberts 
Women in Space - Narrated by Jodie Foster 
Women in Politics - Narrated by Alfre Woodward 
Women in Business - Narrated by Julianne Margulies 
Women in War - Narrated by Christiane Amanpour 

This DVD features subtitles in English (SDH) 

This product contains mature content. Viewer discretion is advised.


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