Mrs. America

9 reviews
Watch in a web browser or on supported devices Learn More

Season 1 episodes (10)

1 Phyllis
Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly considers another run for Congress, amid the women's movement's push for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.
2 Gloria
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.
3 Shirley
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.
4 Betty
As Stop ERA grows and gains media attention, Betty Friedan, the mother of the Feminist movement, makes it her mission to take down Phyllis.
5 Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc
Phyllis and Fred Schlafly debate superstar Feminist couple Brenda and Marc Feigan-Fasteau on television.
6 Jill
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.
7 Bella
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.
8 Houston
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.
9 Reagan
Gloria, Bella and Jill put pressure on the White House to act on their proposals from the National Women's Conference. Phyllis prepares to leverage her political victories as the 1980 presidential election draws near.
101 First Look
Get a FIRST LOOK at the new limited series Mrs. America.

About this show

Explores the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash that forever shifted the political landscape.

Ratings and reviews

9 reviews
deborah elliott
April 24, 2022
What an awful, depressing subject for a tv series! A gaslighting, manipulative woman who was utterly blind to social progress, oh yes, let's sink millions of dollars into a show about her. What were they thinking?
Did you find this helpful?
bibc beneficial
July 26, 2020
Excellent series with exciting historical tempo and great acting ...*must" viewing for all women--especially younger...enlightens and angers..
Did you find this helpful?
tnt dst
June 1, 2020
The cast, story, script, and music is ✨ I love and enjoyed this show❤
Did you find this helpful?

Rate this show

Tell us what you think.