It is the summer of 1969. The Apollo mission is on its way to the moon. The war in Vietnam - and the war against it at home - are raging. Flower power is in, the Establishment is out. Yet life hasn't changed one bit for Pearl Kantrowitz, a beautiful, young housewife who feels that these catalytic times are passing her by. Far from getting turned on and tuned out, she's been busy raising children and being a faithful wife.