An Evening with the Founder and President of the Children’s Defense Fund
Date: 6/15/2009; 56 minutes

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Marian Wright Edelman, the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, is the author of the bestseller "The Measure of Our Success – A Letter to My Children and Yours" and eight other books. The first black woman admitted to the Mississippi Bar, she worked as counsel for the Poor People's Campaign begun by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. She discusses her newest work The Sea is So Wide and My Boat is So Small – Charting a Course for the Next Generation. (#16213)

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United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

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