As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
Shirley Chisholm made an indelible mark on American’s past, present, and future. It is generally agreed that — without her — last year’s historic Presidential campaign between Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton would never have happened. Now, 40 years after being out of print, her memoir has been updated and re-released. We dig deeper into her life, and the impact she had on today’s and tomorrow’s world.
- Scott Simpson Editor, "Unbought and Unbossed: Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition" (Take Root Media, DC); and
- Shola Lynch Director of documentary "Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed" (2004)
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