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What Is The Role Of Women In The 1970s

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By 1970 America was restless with social, economic, and political change. The Feminine Mystique had been released for eight years and had begun to strike a chord with the unsatisfied housewives of America. Women were realizing that they were not the only ones who were unsatisfied, and that their credentials and degrees were going to waste. More women were beginning to enter their selves in the public sphere. By the 1970s many women were able to express themselves in a productive, sexual, and creative manner. As Bonnie Dow says, “If television scholars had established a canon of “great” works” akin to that which exists (although not without challenges) in literature, The Mary Tyler Moore Show surely would be included in it” (Dow 24). A sitcom
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