Oral history faces the challenge of bridging the divide between the observer and the observed.
The late 1970s and early 1980s was the historical peak of interest in the cervical cap in the United States.
Grassroots activists and politicians responded to the 1973 ruling in the two decades that followed it.
In the early 1960s, Purdue created an atmosphere that increased female students’ freedom, but only provided piecemeal sex education and counseling.
Griswold v Connecticut; Eisenstadt v Baird; Roe v Wade: these cases are the building blocks of reproductive freedom in the United States.
It had taken fifty years to defeat the repressive, prudish and sexist ban on birth control.
As historians, how does the past speak to us, and when it does, how do we listen?