American Masters

Loretta Lynn Wrote for Women. Her Song "The Pill."

Clip: Season 30 Episode 5 | 2m 15s

Loretta Lynn, Sissy Spacek and Sheryl Crow on Lynn's work and influence among women artists, and her song, "The Pill." The song about birth control was both banned and a top hit for Lynn, who has her own special brand of feminism. See archival footage of Lynn performing the songs she wrote: "The Pill" (1975) and "Wine, Women and Song" (1964).

Aired: 03/04/16

Rating: NR

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