Patsy Mink : ahead of the majority

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  • Chronicles the life of Patsy Mink, the first Asian American woman and the first woman of color elected to the United States Congress. She played a seminal role in the enactment of Title IX which helped level the playing field for women in higher education and athletics. Her run for the presidency is also covered.


  • Special features: deleted scenes (5 min.); "Remarks of Patsy Mink" (9 min.) ; additional interviews (23 min.) ; "Timeline" biographical notes.
  • DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation.


  • Opening -- Maui roots -- Nebraska -- Hawaii politics -- 1959 Congressional race -- Family life -- Vietnam War -- Presidential race -- Title IX -- Return to Congress -- Welfare reform -- Credits
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