Karen Kedrowski, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center, will host a virtual showing and discussion of the documentary “Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power.” This event will be held on March 3 and begin at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.
This event is free and open to the public. To access the virtual screening room, please click here.
About the film
“Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power,” a film by Abby Ginzberg, is the complex story of Representative Barbara Lee, a steadfast voice for human rights, peace and equality in the U.S. Congress for over 2 decades, who raised two sons as a single mother on food stamps and was the lone vote in opposition to the broad authorization of military force following the September 11th attacks. An all-star cast including Senator Cory Booker, Rep. John Lewis, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Rep. Gregory Meeks, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, Rep. Gwen Moore, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, commentator Van Jones, actor Danny Glover and author Alice Walker.