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NPR’s “Tell Me More” offers a remembrance of Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm: Portrait Of A Pioneer

March 10, 2009

Forty years ago, Shirley Chisholm became the first African-American woman to be sworn in to Congress. In 1972, Chisholm also became the first black presidential candidate for a major political party. The program offers a remembrance.

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