21 min

Mom and Apple Pie Prologued

    • History

During the 1970s, a counter-movement arose that challenged the feminists push for the Equal Rights Amendment. Today, we turn to Phyllis Schlafly and her fellow conservative women who saw what feminists' considered sexist discrimination as privileges that they had earned and refused to relinquish. 

Today's esteemed guests:
Dr. Susan Hartmann, The Ohio State University
Dr. Michele Swers, Georgetown University

Background Reading & Digging Deeper
(citations also available at origins.osu.edu)

Check out the Smithsonian's coverage of the ERA on their website!

Stacie Taranto "'Defending ʺWomen Who Stand by the Sink': Suburban Homemakers and Anti-ERA Activism in New York State." In Making Suburbia: New Histories of Everyday America, edited by Archer John, Sandul Paul J. P., and Solomonson Katherine (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015).

Connect with us!
Twitter: @ProloguedPod & @OriginsOSU
Instagram: @OriginsOSU
Facebook: @OriginsOSU
Website: Origins.Osu.edu
Email: Origins@osu.edu

During the 1970s, a counter-movement arose that challenged the feminists push for the Equal Rights Amendment. Today, we turn to Phyllis Schlafly and her fellow conservative women who saw what feminists' considered sexist discrimination as privileges that they had earned and refused to relinquish. 

Today's esteemed guests:
Dr. Susan Hartmann, The Ohio State University
Dr. Michele Swers, Georgetown University

Background Reading & Digging Deeper
(citations also available at origins.osu.edu)

Check out the Smithsonian's coverage of the ERA on their website!

Stacie Taranto "'Defending ʺWomen Who Stand by the Sink': Suburban Homemakers and Anti-ERA Activism in New York State." In Making Suburbia: New Histories of Everyday America, edited by Archer John, Sandul Paul J. P., and Solomonson Katherine (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015).

Connect with us!
Twitter: @ProloguedPod & @OriginsOSU
Instagram: @OriginsOSU
Facebook: @OriginsOSU
Website: Origins.Osu.edu
Email: Origins@osu.edu

21 min

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