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Documentary about development of the contraceptive pill to be screened Oct. 23

The New Lens Film Series at Western Carolina University will screen “The Pill,” a documentary about development and reaction to the contraceptive pill from the PBS program “American Experience,” on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Image promoting screening of "The Pill" The screening, which is sponsored by WCU’s sociology and chemistry clubs, will be held at 7 p.m. in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center and followed by a discussion.

The 2013-14 New Lens Film Series selections are linked to WCU’s campuswide interdisciplinary learning theme, “1960s: Take It All In,” which is designed to encourage discussion and study of the legacy and lessons of the decade.

For more information, contact Marilyn Chamberlin, associate professor of sociology, at 828-227-3839 or

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