MAKERS is a landmark digital and broadcast initiative from AOL and PBS showcasing compelling stories from women of today and tomorrow. A 3-hour documentary “MAKERS: Women Who Make America.”will premiere on February 26, 2013 8pm ET.
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Female leadership in the Senate start the discussion to end the shutdown.
TV pioneers like Marlo Thomas and Diahann Carroll opened the door to other women
Women discuss the NASA engineering around going to the bathroom
Makers: Women in War looks at American womens increasing participation in war and combat
Valerie Plame Wilson's career was sabotaged after she was outed as a high-level spy
Thelma and Louise struck and nerve with male-dominated Hollywood
Kathryn Bigelow wins the Oscar for best director; Bridesmaids is a hit at the box office
Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program.
Joan Rivers describes her comedic style.
Chelsea Lately talks about breaking in to comedy
Joan Rivers describes her troubles breaking into the comedy world.
Examine how Joan Rivers used comedy to spotlight the inequality between men and women.