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Book TV After Words: Jonathan Eig, "The Birth of the Pill"

Jonathan Eig presents the history of the development of the birth control pill. He unveils what he calls a "grand story of radical feminist politics" that started with Margaret Sanger in the 1930s and ended with test trials in Puerto Rico in the 1950s, setting the stage for the sexual revolution of the 1960s. He talks with author and feminist Katha Pollitt.

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