June Cleaver Was a Feminist!: Reconsidering the Female by Cary O'Dell

By Cary O'Dell

lengthy disregarded as ciphers, sycophants and “Stepford Wives,” girls characters of primetime tv throughout the Fifties in the course of the Eighties are past due for this cautious reassessment. From shrewdpermanent, savvy better halves and resilient moms (including the much-maligned June Cleaver and Donna Reed) to proficient operating ladies (long sooner than the debut of “Mary Tyler Moore”) to crimebusters or even criminals, American girls on tv come to be a various, empowered, individualistic, and able lot, hugely necessary of emulation and appreciation.

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