Second-wave feminism in America delivered many firebrands. Gloria Steinem educated millions with her book on career and marriage The Feminine Mystique. Bella Abzug proved that a woman’s place was in the house…of representatives. Shirley Chrisholm’s brand of progressivism inspired generations of politicos after her. But like any movement, there are forces standing athwart history yelling, “Stop!”
The Equal Rights Amendment movement had its villain in Phyllis Schlafly, who dedicated her life to stopping its ratification. Mrs. America offers a new dramatized look through the eyes of the folks who defined it.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch Mrs. America.
HOW TO STREAM ‘MRS. AMERICA’
Mrs. America cast
- Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly
- Rose Byrne as Gloria Steinem
- Sarah Paulson as Alice Macray
- Margo Martindale as Bella Abzug
- Uzo Aduba as Shirley Chisholm
- Elizabeth Banks as Jill Ruckelshaus
- Tracey Ullman as Betty Friedan
- John Slattery as Fred Schlafly
When does Mrs. America air?
Mrs. America premieres Wednesday, April 15 at 10pm ET on FX.
How to stream Mrs. America
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