Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One
Marian Wright Edelman (#525)
Maria Hinojosa talks with New York Times best-selling author and advocate Marian Wright Edelman, the first black woman admitted to the Bar in Mississippi and the founder and current president of The Children's Defense Fund. [26 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: MARIA HINOJOSA: ONE-ON-ONE opens its fourth season with more provocative, in-depth interviews with a high-profile group of artists, writers, activists and civic leaders. The award-winning series continues to expand its focus to better reflect the country's growing diversity, with voices representing Latino, African-American and Asian-American perspectives. This season, guests include: writer Ben Fong-Torres (Rolling Stone), playwright and activist Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues), chef Ming Tsai (Simply Ming), conceptual artist Krzysztof Wodiczko, Oscar-nominated screenwriter Jose Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries), environmentalist Majora Carter and filmmaker Chris Eyre (Smoke Signals). ONE-ON-ONE host, award-winning journalist and author Maria Hinojosa, also serves the managing editor and host of public radio's Latino USA, and a senior correspondent for the Emmy-winning newsmagazine NOW on PBS.
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