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The place and date while a Feminism protest shoutting bra-burning miss America beauty contest at 1968?

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2009-09-22 20:10:04


The protest against the 1968 Miss America beauty pageant took

place on September 7, 1968 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Contrary

to popular myth, bras were not taken off or burned, though a

"Freedom Trash Can" was filled with what were seen as symbols of

oppression, which included bras.

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