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Part II: Singer and Civil Rights Activist Lena Horne Remembered

The pioneering African-American actress, singer, and civil rights activist has died at the age of 91. We speak with James Gavin, author of, Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne_, about her activism, her friendship with Harry Belafonte, President Obama’s remarks after her passing, and more.
Part I of this conversation can be viewed here
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