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Women and the Spirit of '76, 1976

The American Revolution led to a transformation of the social order of the 18th Century, and women played a significant role during this dramatic era. Prominent Americans - Betty Friedan, Dr. Rita Hauser, Dr. Margaret Mead, Patricia Linh, Prof. Richard B. Morris, Bennetta Washington, Governor Ella Grasso, Dr. Jesse Bernard, and Catherine Filene Shouse relate progress made in the women's movement today to the leadership provided by their sisters of 1776 - Abigail Adams, Phyllis Wheatley, Mercy Otis Warren, Molly Pitcher, etc. Creator(s): U.S. Information Agency. (1982 - 10/01/1999) Use Restriction(s): Specific Use Restriction: Public Law 101-246 Note: Issued February 6, 1990, this law provides for the domestic release and distribution of USIA motion pictures, films, videotapes, and other materials 12 years after initial dissemination overseas, or, if not disseminated, 12 years from the preparation of the material. From: Series : Moving Images Relating to U.S. Domestic and International Activities , compiled 1982 - 1999, documenting the period 1942 - 1999 Record Group 306: Records of the U.S. Information Agency, 1900 - 2003 Online Resources: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD.
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