Carol Hanisch

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Carol Hanisch is a radical feminist and was an important member of New York Radical Women and Redstockings. She is best known for popularizing the phrase "The Personal Is Political" in a 1969 essay of the same name.[1] She also conceived the 1968 Miss America protest and was one of the four women who hung a women's liberation banner over the balcony at the Miss America Pageant, disrupting the proceedings.[2]


  1. ^ Smith, Dale M. (2012-01-15). Poets Beyond the Barricade: Rhetoric, Citizenship, and Dissent after 1960. University of Alabama Press. pp. 153–. ISBN 9780817317492. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Buchanan, Paul D. (2011-07-31). Radical Feminists: A Guide to an American Subculture: A Guide to an American Subculture. ABC-CLIO. pp. 124–. ISBN 9781598843576. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 

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