America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation

Lecture Description

This lecture examines the impact of the birth control pill since its approval by the Food and Drug Administration in 1960, up to the present. The presentation looks at the social, political and cultural life of the pill, and the ordinary as well as famous women and men who shaped its history.

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Medicine Post-1945

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