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Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority

Special | 55m 39s

In 1965, Patsy Mink became the first Asian American woman and woman of color in the United States Congress. Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority looks at Mink's remarkable political journey, while often lonely and tumultuous, as she fought for the most disenfranchised and forgotten in society.

Aired: 06/21/12

Expired: 04/01/13

Rating: TV-PG

Video has closed captioning.

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