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The show develops into a feminist pageant, honoring our foremothers in the good fight for equal rights.
All exist on history’s fringes, not forefathers or foremothers but frustrated artists, defeated revolutionaries, monks, nuns, eccentric balloonists and social deviants.
She's made issues our foremothers fought in vain to bring to popular attention into an easy part of our national vocabulary, all the while causing us to spit milk from our noses with giddy laughter.
Leia is a foremother of Hermione Granger and Katniss Everdeen and of countless latter-day Disney princesses.
In this season, when some want to harden and stop the heart of our democracy, we are being called like our foremothers and -fathers to be the moral defibrillator of our time.
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