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News in Review - March 2021 Women of Influence: Kamala Harris and Amanda Gorman

In January 2021, Kamala Harris became the highest-ranking woman in U.S. history when she was sworn in as the first female vice-president — and the first Black woman and person of South Asian descent to hold the position. Born in California, Harris has ties to Canada having attended high school in Montreal. Another exciting voice heard at the U.S. presidential ...
  • 2021
  • 00:14:56
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  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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News in Review - March 2011 The Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords

In early January, a gunman opened fire at a small political rally in Tucson, Arizona. Six people were killed and 14 others were injured, including a congresswoman — Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords was shot in the head but survived, and the shooting triggered a passionate political debate in the United States. In this News in Review story we’ll look at that ...
  • 2011
  • 00:16:48
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  • Added on: 03/15/2011

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