MAKERS is a landmark digital and broadcast initiative from AOL and PBS showcasing compelling stories from women of today and tomorrow. A 3-hour documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America."will premiere on February 26, 2013 8pm ET.

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MAKERS is sponsored by Simple, a new line of facial skincare products. Foundation funding is provided by The Charles H. Revson Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Ford Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Rice Family Foundation, and The Rockefeller Foundation and others.

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  • Most middle class women of the 1950s became homemakers. Many women felt dissatisfied.


  • African American women were not sure if the women's movement included them.


  • Women held a sit-in at the offices of Ladies Home Journal


  • Dr. Love on breaking surgery's glass ceiling and her approach to breast cancer


  • By the mid 1990's women who had grown up with the movement were coming of age


  • For the women of the 1950s the societal norm was to get married before college was over


  • Get to know the story of Barbara Burns and how she broke into a male dominated industry.


  • Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in the 1973 Battle of the Sexes match.


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