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Individual Evolution

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“Don't you clowns know who I am?": Betty Friedan’s Unchanging Sense of Self in a Changing World


 In 1963, after six years of writing and research, Betty Friedan’s groundbreaking book-length study of women in contemporary society, The Feminine Mystique, was published. This book was very influential and is even credited by some as the beginning of second-wave feminism. What is far more fascinating than the success of the book, however, is the individual and political success of Betty Friedan, who, in 1966, went on to found one of the largest and most important feminist organizations in the world, the National Organization for Women. 

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