Taking the Heat: The First Women Firefighters of New York City

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The story of Brenda Berkman and the small group of women who fought for the right to be firefighters. After she was turned away from the FDNY, she sued for gender discrimination and won. A look at the loneliness ...more
Director: Bann Roy
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The story of Brenda Berkman and the small group of women who fought for the right to be firefighters. After she was turned away from the FDNY, she sued for gender discrimination and won. A look at the loneliness, violence and even sexual abuse these women endured to serve their communities.

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