Salute To Iconic Women: Betty Friedan

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Mar. 28 2013, Published 3:00 a.m. ET

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“Men weren’t really the enemy – they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.” –Betty Friedan

Occupation: Author

How she made her mark: Betty is identified as a leader in the second-wave feminist movement.  Her book The Feminine Mystique (1963) created a lot of discussion and controversy.  She founded the National Organization for Women (NOW) in 1966.

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