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Chisholm ‘72: Unbought and Unbossed
  • Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

In conjunction with the Featured Document display in the East Rotunda Gallery, we present the 2004 documentary that takes an in-depth look at the 1972 presidential campaign of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress and the first to seek nomination for the highest office in the land. A film by Shola Lynch.  (77 minutes.)

Made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation, through the generous support of The Boeing Company.

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