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View Resource American Experience: The Pill

The development and history of the creation of the contraceptive pill was one of the most important developments in women's reproductive health (and freedom) of the 20th century. The pill was argued and debated with great fervor for many decades before its final approval by the US Food and Drug Administration in May 1960. Produced by the American Experience series (a part of PBS's regular...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/pill-mar...