Elena Poniatowski is a French-born Mexican journalist and author, specializing in works on social and political issues focused on those considered to be disenfranchised especially women and the poor. She was born in Paris to upper class parents, including her mother whose family fled Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Wikipedia*
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Elena Poniatowska has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Forum.