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Feminist Film Series: The Pill
Thursday, October 14, 2004 - 6:00pm to Thursday, October 14, 2004 - 8:00pm

Conceived to help women control their fertility, the birth control pill was a touchstone for sexual liberation in the 1960s and is now used by millions around the globe. This fascinating documentary, which chronicles little known chapters in the history of the oral contraceptive that changed the world, examines how far the pharmaceutical industry was willing to risk women's health to launch its magic bullet. (46 min)

Guest Speakers: Andrea O'Donnell, RN, FNP, Women's Health Research Unit, OHSU and Jeff Jensen, MD, Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU

 Location: Smith Memorial Student Union, room 238

Cost: Free

Sponsored by the Women's Resource Center at Portland State University