Ad & description from TV Guide - May 15-21, 1976
Thursday - May 20, 1976
90 min daytime special
ABC television network
The contributions of noted American women over the past 200 years are depicted through dramatization and newsreel footage. Patricia Neal narrates the program, which includes vignettes on such women as Susan B. Anthony (played by Lois Nettleton) and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Celeste Holm), pioneer suffragettes; Harriet Tubman (Melba Moore), who helped free hundreds of slaves; and Margaret Sanger, who established the first birth-control clinic in the U.S.
This program won three Emmy
awards and the Clarion Award for Human Rights.
"American Woman: Portraits of Courage"
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Patricia Neal, Maureen Stapleton, Kate Mulgrew & Helen Gallagher
Photo by Robin Platzer
|Jonelle Allen||Rosa Parks|
|Helen Gallagher||Mary Harris Jones|
|Katherine Glass||Sybil Ludington|
|Joan Hackett||Belva Lockwood|
|Celeste Holm||Elizabeth Cady Stanton|
|Caludia McNeil||Sojourner Truth|
|Joanna Miles||Abigal Adams|
|Melba Moore||Harriet Tubman|
|Kate Mulgrew||Deborah Samson|
|Lois Nettleton||Susan B. Anthony|
|George Rose||Anthony Comstock|