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Honoring Sally Ride's Legacy as Trailblazer, Role Model

Clip: 05/21/2013 | 6m 53s

President Barack Obama announced he would posthumously award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Sally Ride, the first woman in space. NewsHour's science correspondent Miles O'Brien reflects on Ride's legacy and her impact as an educator who encouraged young women to study science, technology, engineering and math.

Aired: 05/21/13

Rating: NR

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