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Do Pageants Exploit Women Or Make Them More Confident? MP3

Why is the Miss American pageant held in September? The apparent answer lies in its origins in 1921 when Atlantic City businessmen came up with a beauty pageant as part of a "fall frolic" festival that would extend the resort areas season past Labor Day.    The first Miss America was chosen from among twenty beauties attending a symbolic King Neptune who was also depicted as bening atte... Source: yourpublicmedia.org

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