16 for '16 - The Contenders

Shirley Chisholm Tackles Social Issues of Her Time

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m 17s

Shirley Chisholm’s dedication to pressing social issues of her time, such as the Vietnam War, women’s rights, and race issues, is discussed. Chisholm is featured speaking about her unwavering sense of morality and honesty. Her devotion to these causes is reflected on by various social commentators, and a former member of her campaign staff.

Aired: 09/13/16

Rating: TV-PG

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