Civil Rights advocate and Southwest resident Dr. Dorothy Height exemplifies the important leadership role of women in the Civil Rights Movement. We sit down and talk with this local legend who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and met with U.S. presidents from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush.
Dr. Dorothy I. Height: Wisdom and Ways to Care -- For more than 77 of her 98 years, Dr. Dorothy Height had been a champion of many causes and a role model for social workers, nurses and other human service professionals.
Dr. Dorothy Height, one of the most influential women of the Civil Rights Movement and President of the National Council of Negro Women talks about her life.
In honor of Women's History Month, watch our specials from the past including pieces with Meryl Streep, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, former Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Dr. Dorothy Height and a look back at the first female pharaoh, Hatshepsut.
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