[FEMINISM] Friedan, Betty. (1921–2006)

Typed Letter Signed

TLS from the American feminist writer to Professor Irma Antonetto of the Associazione Culturale Italiana regarding an upcoming speaking engagement.  New York, August 7, 1971;  1 pp. on A4 personal stationary.  In November of the same year, Friedan gave a lecture at the ACI entitled "The Participation of Women in Human Liberation.".  Expected mailing folds, two holes punched in left margin, else fine.

Betty Friedan authored The Feminine Mystique and was one of the leading figures of the second wave of American feminism.

Irma Antonetto (1920-1993), was founder and director of the Associazione Culturale Italiana [Association of Italian Culture] for 46 years, during which time she brought some 400 philosophers, writers, scientists, artists, and Nobel winners to lecture in Italy. She was recipient of the 1964 Cavaliere al merito della Repubblica italiana. (19143)

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