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From Bras to Bathing Suits

The 1968 Miss America protests were the most public announcement of the start of the women’s civil rights movement

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Re-Dressing “No More Miss America”

The construction of fashion and feminism as antagonistic has been used to undermine the movement’s goals and to obscure fashion as a liberating political tool

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The Watergate Babies

What the Congressional Class of 1974 can teach us about political change

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The Story of the “Good War” Must Change

Seeing WWII as an American triumph prevents understanding Russia and Europe today

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