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Friedan, Betty (b. 1921)

  • By: Caryn E. Neumann
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

U.S. feminist leader

Betty Friedan helped begin the second feminist movement in the United States in the 1960s by writing The Feminine Mystique and cofounding the National Organization for Women (NOW).

Born Bettye Naomi Goldstein in Peoria, Illinois, ...

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