Individual Author Record
Name: Betty FriedanPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: February 4, 1921 in Peoria, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFriedan was born and raised in Peoria.
Biographical and Professional InformationBetty Friedan was born Betty Naomi Goldstein. She was a feminist organizer and the co-founder of NOW - the National Organization for Women - and its first president serving from 1966 - 1970. She was educated in psychology at Smith College and the University of California at Berkeley. She worked as a journalist, teacher and lecturer. ''The Feminine Mystique'' is considered a basic document of the feminist movement.
*''The Feminine Mystique'', Norton, 1963*''It Changed My Life'', Random House, 1976*''The Second Stage'', Summit, 1981*''The Fountain of Age'', Simon & Schuster, 1993*''Beyond Gender, New Politics'', Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1997*''Life So Far, A Memoir'', Simon & Schuster, 2000