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MRS. AMERICA on FX: First Look

August 7, 2019 by  
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FX has shared a first look at the star-studded cast of MRS. AMERICA, most of whom are portraying real people.

Per the network, MRS. AMERICA “tells the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, played by Blanchett. Through the eyes of the women of that era – both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus – the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.”

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