Refugee Advocate Rose Mapendo

Season 2013 Episode 9 | 27m 32s Video has closed captioning.

Marcia Franklin talks with Rose Mapendo, a former Congolese refugee, about her life and work. Mapendo, who survived a harrowing ordeal in a death camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo with nine children, went on to become a well-known advocate for refugees in the U.S. and provides aid to women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She is the subject of a PBS film called “Pushing the Elephant.”

Aired: 09/26/13

Rating: TV-G

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