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This Is Helen Keller’s 1932 'Modern Woman'

Feb 27, 2018 | 72 videos
Video by The Atlantic

In 1932, Helen Keller wrote, "I am tempted to think that the perplexed businessman might discover a possible solution [to] his troubles if he would just spend a few days in his wife's kitchen. Let us see what would happen if he did."

In the article, originally published in The Atlantic, Keller ponders how the economics of industrialization helped advance women’s rights. It is excerpted and animated here.

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Author: Caitlin Cadieux

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