Iconic women of old-school TV

Sally Field played the title role in the 1960s TV show "Gidget." She was adventurous, sassy, charming -- and even surfed. Her character was a departure from many female characters who played mothers and housewives in '50s TV shows.

Sally Field played the title role in the 1960s TV show "Gidget." She was adventurous, sassy, charming -- and even surfed. Her character was a departure from many female characters who played mothers and housewives in '50s TV shows.