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OUSD Teaching American History Grant III
January 12, 2010

"The 20th Century Women's
Movement and the ERA"

Dr. Andrea Henderson
Assistant Professor
California State University, Northridge

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Andrea Henderson link is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the California State University, Northridge. She holds a B.A. in Women's Studies and Comparative Religion from Harvard, and a M.A. in Religious Studies, M.A. in History, and a Ph.D. in History from Stanford University. Dr. Henderson has also appeared on a History Channel documentary, "Mega Disasters: The San Francisco Earthquake," and an ABC documentary, "1906: A City Remembers." Andrea Henderson has discussed the social implications of Hurricane Katrina disaster relief policies as well, both in New Orleans and on public radio. Her interest in the relationship between gender and disasters was sparked by her experiences as a San Francisco Firefighter.
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? Video clip: Women's Strike for Equality (1970)
a CBS evening news report from August 26, 1970 on the demonstrations for and reaction against the Equal Rights Ammendment.

? Video clip: extract from film: Iron Jawed Angels
Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) in Iron Jawed Angels is force fed after refusing to eat. The women singing "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" are suffragettes who have been imprisoned for supporting the women's right to vote.