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POV

Chisholm '72: Trailer

  • Aired: 02/07/2005
  • 00:33
  • Rating: NR
In 1968, Shirley Chisholm becomes the first black woman elected to Congress. In 1972, she becomes the first black woman to run for president. Shunned by the political establishment, she's supported by a motley crew of blacks, feminists, and young voters. Their campaign-trail adventures are frenzied, fierce and fundamentally right on!
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Chisholm '72: Trailer
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A look at the first woman and African American to run for president.
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