American Masters

Gloria Steinem on the legacy of Marilyn Monroe

Special | 11m  | Video has closed captioning.

On February 21, 2006, Gloria Steinem spoke about Marilyn Monroe's lasting legacy, what she represented to women and men, and how the advent of the women's movement could have provided her the support she desperately needed. Interview conducted by Gail Levin, director of "American Masters—Marilyn Monroe: Still Life."

Aired: 03/24/22

Rating: NR

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