Mrs. America Episode 4 ” Betty” Review

Betty Friedan debates Phyllis Schlafly at Illinois State University about the ERA (Equal Rights Amendment). Spoilers: Mrs. America Episode 4, “Betty,” directed by Amma Asante, deals with how marginalized groups were treated in the feminist movement. As the title indicates, this episode focuses on Betty Friedan, who wrote the famous book The Feminine Mystique in […]

Mrs. America Episodes 1-3 Review

Mrs. America which is set during the early 1970s delves into the feminist struggle to establish the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and the opposition from the Conservative Women’s movement. The first three episodes of the miniseries Mrs. America focus on Feminist icon Gloria Steinem (Rose Byrne), anti-ERA conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly (Cate Blanchett), and first […]