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Half the Sky: Education in Vietnam

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 10m 38s

This educational module adapted from the documentary series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide follows journalist Nicholas Kristof and actress Gabrielle Union as they meet Room to Read founder John Wood in Vietnam, and meet two girls who have become beneficiaries of his education program in that country.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

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