Living in the Backward World of the ’60s

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Tia Smallwood remembers what it was like to attend college in the late 1960s, when women were struggling to break into fields historically closed to them. She talks to her daughter about her unusual first job interview and the complicated choice she had to make between motherhood and career.

Produced for Morning Edition by Katie Simon. The senior producer for StoryCorps is Michael Garofalo.

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