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We've had five sets.
Of Women of Hope posters.
But the other thing I wanted to indicate is that never -- you
know, the subway thing was reaching enormous audiences. When ABC
went on the air, its programs go to the Armed Forces Network. We
were getting requests from Alaska, all over the place. In other words,
it became an international kind of thing. So we decided to do Latina
Women of Hope. We got a photographer whose name I can get in the
office on the brochure, a very fine Latina photographer, and we got
Robbie Rosenberg. So the photographer and Robbie, with a crew, we
picked the Latina Women of Hope, who they would be, and they went
Do you remember some of their names?
Farm Worker leader, Linda Chavez.
Not Linda Chavez, Dolores Huerta.
Dolores Huerta. Excuse me.
Give me a second. Sandra Cisneros, a number of very
prominent -- oh, Nydia Velasquez.
And others like that, names we have, with quotes that they had
And in each of these series there was twelve and a study guide.
But in the Latina, because Robbie was covering it, we made a
video, Latina Women of Hope, and the largest distributor of videos to
schools worked out a contract with us that they would distribute and
we would get a proportion of their sales.
What were the other three series?
We then did Asian American Women of Hope, Native American
Women of Hope, and International Women of Hope. Now these posters
are in union halls, schools, colleges here and abroad. The International
Women of Hope posters were at the U.N., and then they were at the
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