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December 14, 2017
WFCR Local Features
WFCR Local Features
N.O.W. Founder and Daughter Talk About the Choices They Made
(2007-10-03)
(wfcr) - Alice Rossi harkens from the old guard of feminists, a la Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem. she was a founder of N.O.W.- the National Organization of Women - and helped lead some of the early abortion-rights rallies of the 1960s. She sparked a national controversy in 1964 when she called for equality in parenting. But Rossi's three children have often pointed out that their mother wasn't as successful in her home life. Today, Alice Rossi is 85 and suffering from emphysema, her youngest daughter Nina is 47 and a single mother, and the two women have been recording a video memoir together about family, work, and politics. WFCR's Karen Brown reports.

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