The Diane Rehm Show: Fifty Years After “The Feminine Mystique”
Betty Friedan, feminist and author of “The Feminine Mystique,” speaks to a group of people in New York on Nov. 21, 1966. She explains her feelings against discrimination based on sex. Friedan is the founder and president of the National Organization for Women, NOW, a women’s rights group that supports equality for women in America. (AP Photo)
Fifty years ago, Betty Friedan published her groundbreaking book “The Feminine Mystique.” Diane considers its relevance today and the ongoing debate over gender equality at work and at home.