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Author of the groundbreaking 1963 work, The Feminine Mystique, and a leading figure in 20th-century American feminism’s second wave. She established the National Organization for Women (NOW) in 1966 and served as the group’s first president.
She married Carl Friedan in 1947; together, the couple had three children: Emily, Daniel, and Jonathan.
How did Betty Friedan die?
Betty Friedan's death was caused by Heart Failure.
|Cause of death||Heart Failure|
|Age of death||85 years|
|Birthday||February 4, 1921|
|Death date||February 4, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.Betty Friedan
A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man’s advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.Betty Friedan
Men weren’t really the enemy – they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.Betty Friedan
Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim.Betty Friedan
We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it’s hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy!Betty Friedan