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Overview Diane Sands describes growing up in the Sixties and changes in society including race, gender equity struggles, civil unrest, religious faction joined by politics, and feminist issues amidst the protests. She explains how consciousness-raising groups functioned in Missoula and other Montana towns, the tension between the University of Montana--Missoula administrators and radical groups, the growth of the Women's Center on campus, and the founding of Women's Studies.
Dates: 2000 December 15
Overview Gail Gutsche describes her early background and first interest in feminism after explaining that her work in Montana began at the Missoula Planned Parenthood and her involvement in the Reproductive Rights Coalition since 1992. She describes how that background along with an earlier experience with a feminist publishing company was good training for being in the legislature. Gutsche discusses her feminism-related legislative focuses including insurance coverage for contraception, promoting sex...
Dates: 2001 April 18