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Betty Friedan

Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan (born February 4, 1921) is an American feminist, social activist and writer.

While young, she was active in Marxist and radical Jewish circles. Later, she presented herself as a housewife who had realized that homemaking was not fulfilling. Her book The Feminine Mystique[?] became a feminist bestseller, and Friedan was invited to academic positions.

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