Book Discussion on Unbowed: A Memoir

Wangari Maathai talked about her book Unbowed: A Memoir, published by Anchor. She was interviewed on stage about her life and the work… read more

Wangari Maathai talked about her book Unbowed: A Memoir, published by Anchor. She was interviewed on stage about her life and the work she did that led to her being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. In 1977, defying political pressure, Wangari Maathai established the Green Belt Movement to provide both an income to rural African women and to save the indigenous forest of her home land. Thirty years later, millions of trees have been planted across Africa by these women. close

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Book Discussion on Unbowed: A Memoir

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201590-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 21, 2007
Last Aired:
Nov 17, 2007

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  • Oct 21, 2007 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2007 | 11:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2007 | 4:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2007 | 3:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 17, 2007 | 12:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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