Mrs. America Premiere: Grade It

Published on Apr 16, 2020

Mrs. America Premiere: Grade It

Phyllis Schlafly never held public office, but she left an indelible mark on the American political landscape of the 1970s and 1980s. And in Wednesday’s premiere of Mrs. AmericaFX on Hulu’s star-studded period drama — we see the start of Schlafly’s rise to become the head opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment in the United States.

Phyllis (played by Cate Blanchett) is an Illinois housewife and mother of six known for her conservative acumen (she’s written books about fractures in the Republican party) and a failed congressional run. At the opening of the series — FX on

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