Six new documentaries in the MAKERS project feature groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics. Airs Tuesdays, September 30-November 4, 2014 at 9/8c.Visit Makers: Women Who Make America Website
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Makers: Women in Comedy tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy.
The story of the birth of the modern Women’s Movement.
A focused look at the workplace, where women crashed through the glass ceiling.
In the 1970s, feminism reshaped the relationships between men and women
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TV pioneers like Marlo Thomas and Diahann Carroll opened the door to other women
Women discuss the NASA engineering around going to the bathroom
Makers: Women in War looks at American women’s increasing participation in war and combat
Valerie Plame Wilson's career was sabotaged after she was “outed” as a high-level spy
Thelma and Louise struck and nerve with male-dominated Hollywood
Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program.
Joan Rivers describes her comedic style.
Joan Rivers describes her troubles breaking into the comedy world.
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Premieres Tuesday, September 30 at 9/8c. Only on PBS.
Makers: Women in Comedy airs Tuesday, September 30th on PBS.
Trailer for the upcoming season of Makers: Women Who Make America
Makers: Women Who Make America will air on PBS February 2013
MAKERS: Women Who Make America is the story of the Women's Movement airing on PBS Feb. 26
Meet some of the Women who make America.