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Cecile Richards introduces Make Trouble

Women's rights advocate and president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Cecile Richards, joins us for a discussion of her new book, Make Trouble.

Richards has been an activist since 7th grade, when she was taken to the principal's office for wearing an armband in protest of the Vietnam War. She had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her civil rights attorney father and activist-turned-Texas governor mother taught their kids to be troublemakers. Now, after years of advocacy, resistance, and progressive leadership, she shares her story for the first time—from the joy and heartbreak of activism to the challenges of raising kids, having a life, and making change, all at the same time.

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