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"When it comes to the job interview, either your face fits or it doesn’t."

(bbc news, january 2011)


"I went through the ads of The New York Times back in 1963 and ‘65, and they were all, you know, for the women’s section, "pretty gal Friday." You know, one asked for a college gal, but she had to be single. One employer said you must be really beautiful. I mean, imagine.”

(Social Historian Stephanie Coontz talks about her new book about Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique)