Makers: Women Who Make America
Season 2

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Women in Comedy
Makers: Women in Comedy tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the "dangerous" comedy of 70s sitcoms like Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s…
Women in Hollywood
Makers: Women in Hollywood showcases the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country's biggest commodities: entertainment.…
Women in Space
Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male…
Women in War
Makers: Women in War looks at American women's increasing participation in war--from Vietnam to the present--as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Among those featured are Linda Bray, the first…
Women in Business
Makers: Women in Business tells the story of the exceptional women--past and present--who have taken the world of business by storm. Told by female business leaders themselves, this is a…
Women in Politics
Makers: Women in Politics profiles women in public office who were "firsts" in their fields. From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for…

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