Me Too, Circa 1970

March 13, 2023


Read time:

15-30 mins
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Presented by The Heritage Project

Women’s Rights for equality, still to this day, have been a battle many industries continue to struggle to get right – the University of Michigan is no exception. In 1964, Jean Ledwith King, a future U-M Law alum but at this moment a secretary, heard a “joke” at the year’s Democratic National Convention that would ignite a passion from within to demand change. In this article from The Heritage Project, author James Tobin illustrates King’s path to initiate the battle for women’s rights on our campus.

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