Episode 120

Katherine Turk on NOW’s Lesser-Known Feminists


October 25th, 2023

27 mins 11 secs

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About this Episode

Betty Friedan and many of her NOW co-founders have become household names, but what of the women who built on their pioneering work? In her new book, The Women of NOW: How Feminists Built an Organization That Transformed America, Katherine Turk looks at the second-wave feminists who broadened the movement to include all women. She joins host Richard Aldous to discuss lesser-known figures of the time, along with the proponents and antagonists of their all-important goal, the Equal Rights Amendment.

Apologies to our listeners for any audio hiccups this week.