In the depths of the Great Depression Franklin Roosevelt appointed Frances Perkins as the first woman on a presidential cabinet. Against overwhelming odds, she became the driving force behind Social Security, the 40-hour work week, the eight-hour day, minimum wage and unemployment compensation. The film explores the history of women in politics, creating Social Security, and our attitudes toward immigration, poverty, Socialism, and the role of government. Originally aired on PBS, now Available on Amazon Prime.
57 mins Documentary
Directed by Mick Caouette, Joe Paolo