"What’s important is that [Fonda’s] immersion in radical politics during the 1970s transcended the role traditionally assigned not just to celebrities but to women in general. Jane paved the way for the celebrity feminist activists of today, such as Oprah Winfrey, Eve Ensler, Rosie O’Donnell, and Susan Sarandon." —Gloria Steinem
About the Author
Mary Hershberger is a professor of history at Capital University in Ohio and the author of Traveling to Vietnam: American Peace Activists
and the War
. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.