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Makers: Women Who Make America

Kathrine Switzer

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 19s

Kathrine Switzer on the prejudices women athletes faced, her historic Boston Marathon run, and the doors it opened for other women athletes. Switzer’s ongoing campaign to help women around the globe empower themselves through the simple act of running made her a 2011 Inductee into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

Aired: 02/27/12

Rating: NR

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