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Wednesday 22, The Documentary, "The Pill"

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT –

 

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In May 1960, the U.S. FDA approved the sale of the contraceptive pill, a drug that would arguably have a greater impact on American culture than any other in the nation's history. Within five years, more than six million American women would make it part of their daily lives. A new film at Sundance delves into the development of the pill. The documentary will air on PBS's American Experience.

The American Experience website for "The Pill":
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/

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Sundance Film Festival:
http://www.sundance.org/

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