Makers

Chart the last five years of the women’s movement and its re-energized, intersectional fight for equality. Activists, journalists, entertainers, athletes, and politicians report from the frontlines of the feminist tidal wave.

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Major funding provided by AOL. Additional corporate funding provided by Simple Facial Skincare,and Verizon. Foundation funding is provided by The Charles H. Revson Foundation and the Ford Foundation. Support is also provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

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MAKERS Women in Politics: Government Shutdown

03:09

Female leadership in the Senate start the discussion to end the shutdown.



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MAKERS Women in War: Combat

02:16

Makers: Women in War looks at American women’s increasing participation in war and combat

MAKERS Women in War Valerie Plame

03:56

Valerie Plame Wilson's career was sabotaged after she was “outed” as a high-level spy

MAKERS Women in Space: Women are here to stay

03:27

Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program.

MAKERS Women in Space: Peeing in Space

02:05

Women discuss the NASA engineering around going to the bathroom

MAKERS Women in Hollywood Thelma and Louise

03:05

Thelma and Louise struck and nerve with male-dominated Hollywood

MAKERS Women in Hollywood: TV Pioneers

04:12

TV pioneers like Marlo Thomas and Diahann Carroll opened the door to other women