Tag: Activism
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Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2013

The only surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, Lewis reflects on his involvement—as a then-23-year-old student leader—in what would become a turning point for the civil rights movement.

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Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2013

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the three-part history of the civil rights movement and its most charismatic leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., sets the frame for the 1963 march.

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Interview
Airdate: July 19, 2013

President of the 100-year-old NLADA, Wallace assesses the negative impact of sequestration on the legal system in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: July 18, 2013

The Emmy and Oscar nominee reflects on his romantic lead role in the highly praised indie film Still Mine.

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Interview
Airdate: July 5, 2013

A leader of the autism advocacy movement, Grandin shares some of her own experiences with the disorder, as detailed in her book, The Autistic Brain.

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Interview
Airdate: June 21, 2013

The legendary figure in the struggle for justice in America shares some of the lessons learned about activism and social change.

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Interview
Airdate: June 26, 2013

Feal explains his passion in fighting for justice for first responders of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: June 11, 2013

An activist in her own right, Evers-Williams reflects on the legacy of her slain husband.

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Interview
Airdate: May 24, 2013

We celebrate our landmark 2,000th show on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.

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Interview
Airdate: May 22, 2013

The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright—of Vagina Monologue fame—explains the motivation for her latest text, In the Body of the World.

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