Great interview with Hillary Clinton about her fight for equality for women in the world.
Hillary Clinton on the values of the 60s, becoming a politician’s wife, her historic presidential candidacy, and her devotion to women’s rights worldwide.
EARLY CAREER AMBITIONS: Astrophysicist, doctor, or teacher
MOST CHERISHED ACCOMPLISHMENT: Her daughter, Chelsea Clinton
MOST MEANINGFUL ADVICE RECEIVED: Her mother told her that everyday she was given the choice to either be the lead actor in her own life, or a reactor to the performances of others.
THE MORAL IMPERATIVE OF THE 21ST CENTURY: “The empowerment of women.”
Wellesley College seniors had never before chosen a commencement speaker from their own ranks when Hillary Rodham stepped to the podium on the last day of May in 1969. Education, she said, must grant “the courage to be whole” and permit people to live “in relation to one another in the full poetry of existence.” The speech received national attention and marked Rodham as a leading light for the young women of her generation.