Tag: Activism
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Interview
Airdate: October 22, 2013

With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children’s well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Austin summarizes the EPI’s “The Unfinished March” report, which addresses changes that have—or have not—occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: August 28, 2013

Carson reflects on the 1963 march—his first demonstration—and one of its complex and multifaceted leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Two longtime activists—the Children’s Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair—discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality.

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Interview
Airdate: August 28, 2013

Two of Dr. King’s three surviving children talk about the legacy of their activist father.

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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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