THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Letty Cottin Pogrebin
“Sisters: Think of all the things you could do if you were born a boy – and do them anyway!” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin, 1/11/79
Author. Journalist. Activist. Editor. Publisher. Speaker. A Founding Editor of Ms. Magazine. A Co-Founder of the Ms. Foundation in 1972, the NWPC in 1971, the Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication, the Women’s Task Force of the UJA/Federation, the Directors Council of the Women in Religion Program at Harvard Divinity School, and several dialogue groups promoting intergroup understanding between African-Americans and Jews, and between Palestinians and Jews.
Photo 1. Letty Cottin Pogrebin, circa 1972. Photo 2. Supersisters Trading Card, 1979. Photo 3. Editor of Ms. Magazine, 1985 (photo by Jim Frost). Photo 4. VFA salute to Betty Friedan, 1999.
(Photo by Mike Lovett)
More About Letty:
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin with Gloria Steinem, introduced by Letty’s twin daughters, Abigail and Robin at Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, October 2022.
- Jewish Broadcasting Service – Rabbi Mark S. Golub interviews Letty 2015
- Letty’s website
- How Do You Spell Ms. – Abigail Pogrebin
- The Jewish Women’s Archive
- Makers – Letty Cottin Pogrebin
- Salute to Feminist Writers at Barnard College, NYC – VFA event, April 26, 2002
- Select Speeches and Interviews
- A conversation with columnist, Danielle Berrin, discuss “Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate” at the American Jewish University.
- Religion and the Feminist Movement Conference – Panel I: Letty Cottin Pogrebin June 2014
- One to One: Letty Cottin Pogrebin, journalist, author, “How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick.” May, 2013
- Bill Boggs interviews Letty Cottin Pogrebin, author, journalist, lecturer, and social activist, on the subject of non-sexist child-rearing. 1984
- On C-SPAN
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women’s History – Letty Cottin Pogrebin papers
- Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
- Cited in Barbara Love’s Book – Feminists Who Changed America – page 363