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The 50th anniversary of the Birth Control Pill: thoughts on the past, present, and future

Fifty years ago, the Food and Drug Administration approved the contraceptive drug that is commonly known today as simply “the pill.” In an interview with Marty Moss-Coane of WHYY radio, social historian Elaine Tyler May illustrates the hopes and fears … Continue reading

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