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Speech where she Demands that the United States Spends its Resources on "People and Peace, Not Profits and War"

Creator

Congresswoman Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm

Title

Speech where she Demands that the United States Spends its Resources on "People and Peace, Not Profits and War"

Date

March 16, 1969

Description

Speech on March 16, 1996 delivered by Congresswoman Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to Congress, regarding decrease in funding for food and other social programs to support the Vietnam War.

Source

In Our Own Words: Extraordinary Speeches of the American Century. Edited by Senator Robert Torricelli and Andrew Carroll. , 

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Citation

Congresswoman Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, “Speech where she Demands that the United States Spends its Resources on "People and Peace, Not Profits and War",” Cunningham Memorial Library Digital Exhibits, accessed October 19, 2021, http://stateit.indstate.edu/document/3201.

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