Brownmiller, Susan.

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Born in 1935 in New York City, Susan Brownmiller is a journalist and author perhaps best known for her book, Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape (1975). She attended Cornell University (1952-1954) and worked for Coronet magazine, the Albany Report, and Newsweek before resigning to aid the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee in its voter registration drive in Mississippi in 1964. She was also active in voter registration drives with the East Harlem Reform Democrats, where she ran for district leader. In the late 1960s she worked for a time in radio and TV; her book reviews, essays, and articles appeared regularly in the New York Times, Newsday, the New York Daily News, Vogue, the Nation, and the Village Voice, among others. Other books have included Shirley Chisholm: A Biography (1970), Femininity (1984), Waverly Place (1989), Seeing Vietnam: Encounters of the Road and Heart (1994), and In Our Time: Memoir of a Revolution (1999). Brownmiller was active in the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s; she was a co-founder of the New York Radical Feminists. Her continuing interest in women's issues led her to help found Women Against Pornography in 1979. The recipient of numerous awards, Brownmiller lectures widely on rape, sexual assault, and the history of the women's movement.

From the description of Papers, 1935-2000 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122592525

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creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series V., Editor Files, 1873-1984 (bulk 1960-1980). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Rich, Adrienne Cecile. Papers, 1927-1999 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Judson Memorial Church Archive, 1838-1995 Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Papers, 1947-2005 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn [Videotape collection] [videorecording], 1984-1990 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn McFarlane, Heather. Papers, 1969-1976 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Cohen, Marcia. Papers, 1967-1985 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund. [Videotape collection: reels 1-48] [videorecording]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Esquire, inc. Esquire, inc. records, 1933-1977. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Tobias, Sheila. Papers, 1947-2005. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Brownmiller, Susan. Papers, 1935-2000 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series VII., Other Department Files, 1916-1996 (bulk 1943-1969). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Esquire Magazine. Esquire Magazine records, 1933-1977. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Papers, 1935-2000 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Esquire, Inc. Records, 1933-1977 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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Rape victim services
Abortion
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Rape
Pornography--Social aspects
Violence
Feminists
Wife abuse
Sex discrimination against women
Jewish women
Rapists
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Birth 1935-02-15

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