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MAKERS: WOMEN WHO MAKE AMERICA

Boston Marathon

  • Aired: 02/26/2013
  • 03:51
  • Rating: NR
In 1967 Kathrine Switzer ran in the Boston Marathon, and had to enter under her initials as women were not allowed in the race. By proving that women could finish the race she changed the sport of running forever.
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