The New Feminism

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October 28, 2007

9/11 changed the American psyche. According to some reports, Americans wanted to eat comfort food, like macaroni and cheese, get married and have babies. They wanted leaders - male leaders - who were strong, who could rescue the female victims, like Jessica Lynch. Or did they? In this hour of To The Best Of Our Knowledge, a feminist scholar says the media painted a false picture of heroic myth after September 11 that put feminism firmly on the back-burner. Also, the feminism of torch singing.

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