Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed | 2004

Documentary
In 1972, when Shirley Chisholm, a brilliant black congresswoman from Brooklyn boldly bid for the presidency, women had barely made it out of the kitchen, and the Civil Rights Act was still new. But here was eloquent ...more

Cast

... Herself

Actor

... Himself

Actor

... Herself

Actor

... Himself

Actor

... Herself

Actor

... Himself

Actor

Company

Production Company

Corporation Public Broadcasting

Financier

Production Company

National Black Broadcast Con

Production Company

Network

Real Side

Production Company

Synopsis

In 1972, when Shirley Chisholm, a brilliant black congresswoman from Brooklyn boldly bid for the presidency, women had barely made it out of the kitchen, and the Civil Rights Act was still new. But here was eloquent, composed, audacious Shirley Chisholm--not only the first black woman in Congress, but the first woman to run for the nation's highest office--demanding that the body politic actually represent all the American people.

SIMILAR ARTICLES