Maureen Mann Tannetta
Showing Status: WGBH and the President’s Commission on the Status of Women during the Kennedy Administration, 1961-63 (owner)
October 11, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of American Women, the final report requested by President John F. Kennedy at the inception of the 26 member President’s Commission on the Status of Women on December 14, 1961. WGBH and Massachusetts played an important role in the pubic history of the Commission when they partnered with Brandeis University in the production of the roundtable policy series Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt Prospects of...
Maureen Mann Tannetta is a public historian and librarian studying public history at Northeastern University. Her research focuses on the history of family law and policy. She is an educator and media specialist who publishes on the topics of digital humanities, instructional technology, and library and information science.