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Women in Combat
NBC News military analyst Jack Jacobs analyzes the decision to allow women to be on the frontline units of combat.
40 Years Later, 'Our Bodies, Ourselves' Still Changing Women's Lives
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 History of the Equal Rights Amendment
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.
First Woman Admitted to Naval Academy at Annapolis
The Naval Academy has been forced to accept women, but women are still not allowed to serve on combat ships in the Navy.
Opening of 65th Congress Brings Out Suffragettes and Pacifists
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.
Pro-choice Advocates Rally in Washington DC
A pro-choice rally in Washington D.C. gathers 150,000 protesters, part of a nationwide mobilization.
America's Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates and Heroines
New York Times editor Gail Collins is interviewed about the countless heroines who helped shape American history.
Cultural Shift: Women's Roles in the 1950s
Women's roles change after World War II as the same women who were once encouraged to work in factories to support the war effort are urged to stay home and care for their families.
More American Women Starting Small Businesses
Women looking for control and flexibility are striking out to become entrepreneurs.
Eating Disorders in More Women Over 20
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.
Exceptional Mothers Interviewed on Mother's Day
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.
30 Year Anniversary of Betty Friedan's "Feminine Mystique"
Author Betty Friedan discusses her 1963 book, "The Feminine Mystique," and its revolutionary role in the women's movement.