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Foner:

We've had five sets.

Q:

Of Women of Hope posters.

Foner:

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 and --

Q:

Do you remember some of their names?

Foner:

The Latinas?

Q:

Farm Worker leader, Linda Chavez.

Foner:

Not Linda Chavez, Dolores Huerta.

Q:

Dolores Huerta. Excuse me.

Foner:

Give me a second. Sandra Cisneros, a number of very prominent -- oh, Nydia Velasquez.

Q:

Right.

Foner:

And others like that, names we have, with quotes that they had given us.

Q:

And in each of these series there was twelve and a study guide. Twelve posters.

Foner:

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.

Q:

What were the other three series?

Foner:

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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