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Shirley Chisholm's Presidential Run, on Film

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Shola Lynch, director of a new documentary, Chisholm '72 - Unbought and Unbossed. The documentary follows Brooklyn Rep. Shirley Chisholm as she criss-crosses the country during her 1972 presidential campaign.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.