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Rachel Shteir on Betty Friedan - In conversation with Carolyn Bronstein
Join Rachel Shteir, The Theatre School's head of Dramaturgy and Criticism, and College of Communication faculty member Carolyn Bronstein in a conversation about Shteir's latest book, Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter (Yale Jewish Lives/Yale University Press).
Betty Friedan (1921-2006) wrote The Feminine Mystique and co-founded the National Organization for Women. She fought for many other issues and organizations in women's justice.
Rachel Shteir's Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter (Yale Jewish Lives/Yale University Press) is the first comprehensive biography of Friedan in over 20 years. Rachel is the author of three previous books and many articles, essays, and reviews for magazines and newspapers including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She is the founder and head of the Dramaturgy and Criticism Program at the Theatre School at DePaul University.