Cate Blanchett on ‘Mrs. America’ and the Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment

Published on Apr 16, 2020

Cate Blanchett on ‘Mrs. America’ and the Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment

The limited series Mrs. America, available to stream at FX on Hulu, follows conservative Phyllis Schlafly, who led the backlash against the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (Era) during the culture wars of the 1970s, forever shifting the political landscape. As she went up against the second wave of feminists, including Gloria Steinem (Rose Byrne), Betty Friedan (Tracey Ullman), Shirley Chisholm (Uzo Aduba), Bella Abzug (Margo Martindale) and Jill Ruckelshaus (Elizabeth Banks), she helped give rise and a voice to the Moral Majority. During this conference call, …

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Author: Christina Radish