Diane leads a discussion about the collection of stories which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Fifty years ago, Betty Friedan published her groundbreaking book “The Feminine Mystique.” Diane considers its relevance today and the ongoing debate over gender equality at work and at home.
- Michelle Bernard founder and president of the Bernard Center for Women, Politics and Public Policy.
- Terry O'Neill president of the National Organization for Women.
- Judith Warner senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, author of "Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety" and "We've Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication" and a columnist for Time.com.
- Stephanie Coontz director of research and public education of the Council on Contemporary Families, professor of family history at The Evergreen State College and author of "A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s"
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