The program features women who were active in the Civil Rights Movement, including Dorothy Zellner, Martha Noonan, and Judy Richardson. Professor Blanche Wiesen Cook of the Graduate Center and John Jay College moderate the discussion.
Blanche Wiesen Cook
Dr. Blanche Wiesen Cook is a distinguished professor of history and women's studies at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has been honored as Scholar of the Year by the New York State Council on the Humanities.
Her book, Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One, published in 1992, remained on The New York Times bestseller list for three months, and received numerous awards. Volume Two was published in 1999, and Dr. Cook currently is working on the third and final volume.
Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, community organizer, activist, homemaker, and teacher of history including the Civil Rights Movement, lives near Baltimore.
Filmmaker and Movement lecturer Judy Richardson's projects include the PBS documentary series Eyes on the Prize and other historical documentaries. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
New York City consultant Dorothy M. Zellner wrote and edited for the Center for Constitutional Rights and CUNY Law School.