51 min

TV's Working Moms: A Short History The Breadwinners

    • Society & Culture

From Ann Romano to Clair Huxtable to Jane the Virgin, this week The Breadwinners take a deep dive into how modern working mothers have been portrayed on TV.
Rachael shares her favorite takes, considers the time that the NYTs’s front page asked, “Is Murphy Brown really a tramp?” and lets Jennifer belt out the theme song to “One Day at a Time.”
Sing along!
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Episode Links 
That Time ‘Murphy Brown’ and Dan Quayle Topped the Front Page — Jacey Fortin, The New York Times 
Clair Huxtable's feminist rant — The Cosby Show 
Working Women On Television: A Mixed Bag At Best — Neda Ulaby, NPR 
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From Ann Romano to Clair Huxtable to Jane the Virgin, this week The Breadwinners take a deep dive into how modern working mothers have been portrayed on TV.
Rachael shares her favorite takes, considers the time that the NYTs’s front page asked, “Is Murphy Brown really a tramp?” and lets Jennifer belt out the theme song to “One Day at a Time.”
Sing along!
Support Us 
Get The Breadwinners t-shirts, stickers and more! 
 
Episode Links 
That Time ‘Murphy Brown’ and Dan Quayle Topped the Front Page — Jacey Fortin, The New York Times 
Clair Huxtable's feminist rant — The Cosby Show 
Working Women On Television: A Mixed Bag At Best — Neda Ulaby, NPR 
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 min

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