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ITEM Identifier: 2007-M132, 16.

Salute To Betty Friedan, November 12,1999. Tape 1 of 2.

Scope and Contents

At National Arts Club, New York City Panel Discussion: "Betty Friedan's Impact on the 21st Century": Moderator was NOW co-founder Muriel Fox.  Panelists were Catherine Stimpson, early NOW activist, Dean of Arts and Humanities at New York University; Emma Coleman Jordan, feminist scholar and Anita Hill's lawyer and Dr. Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, sociologist and early NOW activist. Dinner Honoring Betty Friedan, led by m.c. Sheila Tobias, Muriel Fox and Jacqui Ceballos: Women and men who came up to the microphone to pay tribute to Friedan included: Jacqui Ceballos, Myrna Lamb, Kate Millett, Sheila Tobias, Constance Comer, Muriel Fox, Mary Eastwood, Gene Boyer, Shepard Aronson, Letty Pogrebin, Ronnie Feit, Judith Meuli, Lawrence Lader, Ann Jawin, Karen Decrow, Patricia Burnett, Aleta Styers, Barbara Love, Noreen Connell, Jan Peterson, Vicki Moss, Kathie Sarachild, Eleanor Pam, Betty Schlein, Carole deSaram, Suzanne Benton, Diane Gartner, Peggy Kerry, Florence Dickler, Betty Newcomb, Dell Williams, Linda Lamel, Charlotte Schwab, Evelyn Cunningham, Trudy Mason, Sarah Kovner, Redstockings presented Friedan with bouquet of Red Carnations.  Important Message from Susan Beresford was read. Friedan spoke, then formally passed the torch to the president of NYC NOW and to the granddaughters of Ceballos and Lamb.


  • 1993-2007

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted


.83 linear feet (2 file boxes)

Repository Details

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