Watch PATSY MINK: Ahead of the Majority This Month on Public Television

Posted on May 14, 2009
In 1965, Patsy Mink became the first Asian American woman and woman of color in the United States Congress. PATSY MINK: Ahead of the Majority looks at Mink's remarkable political journey, often lonely and tumultuous, as she fought for the most disenfranchised and forgotten in society. PATSY MINK: Ahead of the Majority premieres this month on public television (check local listings). This film received ITVS LINCS funding and will be distributed by PBS Plus.

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