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Laws And The Woman

Laws And The Woman

Broadcast: December 12, 1939
Added: Oct 11 2016

We bring you today the story of the development of laws and how they affected American women, and their place in American life. The tale begins in 1939 in Phoenix, Arizona, and as Mary bends over a stove, cooking dinner, her husband John enters the room. She is beside herself with worry, after being told that she may lose her job. A bill has been introduced into the legislature which, if passed, will prohibit women from working - as a husband and wife cannot both be on the payroll...