New York Congresswoman, feminist and Presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005) speaks on discontent among minorities, and notes that women are the key factor in the coalition of the powerless that must form to take power in the United States. This speech, titled "Women in Politics: Why Not?", was given on January 11, 1972 at Mills College in Oakland. Self-contained, no intro or outro.
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