The work-vs.-home question has resurfaced with the publication of Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean In,” but it has always been an issue in the modern women’s movement.
Key figures in the women's movement were together in July 1971 for a National Women's Political Caucus news conference in Washington. Seated, from left, are Gloria Steinem, Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-N.Y.) and Betty Friedan; standing behind them is Rep. Bella Abzug (D-N.Y). One of the council's goals was to see that women made up half of the delegates to the 1972 presidential conventions. Charles Gorry/AP Buy Photo