Mrs. America (2020)
The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.”
Seasons & Episode
Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly considers another run for Congress, amid the women’s movement’s push for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.
While Phyllis mobilizes grassroots support in her fight against the ERA, Gloria Steinem fends off Bella Abzug’s attempts to drag her further into the political game.
Shirley Chisholm makes a historic run for president, while Gloria struggles to play politics at the DNC. Phyllis takes her new anti-ERA organization national.
As Stop ERA grows and gains media attention, Betty Friedan, the mother of the Feminist movement, makes it her mission to take down Phyllis.
Phyllis and Fred Schlafly debate superstar Feminist couple Brenda and Marc Feigan-Fasteau on television.
With a pro-ERA Republican in the White House, Phyllis protests her own party, which puts her in conflict with Republican Feminist leader, Jill Ruckelshaus.
Bella is put in charge of the first ever government-funded National Women's Conference. Phyllis and her women clash over how to best disrupt the conference.
Alice, Rosemary and Pamela cross into enemy territory at the National Women's Conference in Houston, where they come face-to-face with Feminist leaders.