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A call to strike for equality!

Before handing NOW presidency over to former executive vice-president¬†Aileen Hernandez, Betty Friedan made one last move to call for a 24-hour general strike by women to be held on August 26th, the 50th anniversary of the victory of the women’s suffrage movement.

“This is not a war to be fought in the bedroom, but in […]

NOW’s Fourth National Conference

(03/20/70)

Election results:

President: Aileen Hernandez Chair of the Board: Wilma Scott Heide

At NOW’s Fourth National Conference in Des Plaines, IL, during a two-hour “farewell address,” retiring president Betty Friedan called for a “Women’s Strike for Equality” on August 26.

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