Elizabeth Banks as Jill Ruckelshaus | Mrs. America | FX on Hulu
A pro-choice, socially progressive Republican, "Jill Ruckelshaus," portrayed by Elizabeth Banks, was appointed by President Ford to run a presidential commission to advance women’s rights and push for ratification of the ERA. She fought to keep the Republican Party from being taken over by the Religious Right.
as Betty Friedan
Friedan wrote The Feminine Mystique and co-founded the National Women's Political Caucus.
as Fred Schlafly
Phyllis’ husband was a prominent lawyer, GOP donor and anti-communist activist.
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