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The Story We Did Not Know About Rosa Parks

  • Aired: 02/07/2013
  • 03:58
  • Rating: E
Later in her life, Rosa Parks developed friendships and political allies with heavyhitters in civil rights movements around the world, from Malcolm X to Nelson Mandela. Gwen Ifill talks to Jeanne Theoharis, author of the biography, "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks," about Parks' influence globally, as well as her financial struggles post-boycott in the 1950s.
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