Forty years ago, a short pamphlet on female health issues became a game-changing book for women who weren't getting enough information from their doctors. Still in print today, the book 'Our Bodies, Ourselves" continues to change women's lives.
The Equal Rights Amendment was written in 1923, but 50 years later it's embroiled in political debate and cannot get ratified by all 50 states. NBC's Ken Bode tells the history of the ERA and the controversy surrounding it.
As the 65th Congress begins session in Washington, a group of suffragettes are seen, along with a group of pacifists, who are dispersed by the police. Allied with the pacifists is Jeanette Rankin of Montana, the first woman representative in Congress.
Eating disorders -- long associated with teenaged girls -- are being diagnosed more frequently in women who are in their 20s and middle-aged women, some of whom have hidden their disorders for decades.
Three exceptional mothers are interviewed on Mother's Day. The woman who organized of the Million Mom March, the woman who thought of the "Take Our Daughters To Work" concept, and the creator of Barney discuss women's contributions.