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Current Event October 22, 2014

Breaking Barriers: The Navy's Highest Ranking Woman


When Michelle Howard was growing up, women weren’t admitted to the Naval Academy. Now she is second in command of the Navy. And she is the first African American woman to earn the rank of a four-star admiral. This conversation with her will inspire listeners to pursue their dreams, overcome barriers, and find community no matter where you are.

US History II Civics/Government Race Gender

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AIR DATE: 10/10/2014


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