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Ms. Magazine Celebrates 40 Years

Washington, DC
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Gloria Steinem, Ms. Magazine co-founder and consulting editor, spoke at the magazine's 40th anniversary luncheon.

Shetalks on the topic “Halfway into a Feminist Century" and answer questions from the audience.

Katherine Spillar, executive editor of Ms. Magazine and executive vice president of Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), made opening remarks.

Additional speakers included: Eleanor Smeal, Ms. Magazine publisher and President of FMF, and Bonnie Thornton Dill, Ph.D, University of Maryland dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and chair of the Ms. Committee of Scholars.

Ms. Magazine was founded in 1972 and was one of the first publications to address controversial issues, such as domestic violence, unfairness of marriage laws and sexual harassment in the workplace.

Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 2:12pm (ET)

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