PBS News Weekend

Season 11, Episode 0 of 5

A new documentary looks at the life of Notre Dame's former president and his rise to national prominence. In 2017, the U.S. Postal Service dedicated a stamp to Father Theodore Hesburgh, the long-time president of the University of Notre Dame, a role that gave him a path to become one of the great civic and educational leaders of the 20th century. A new documentary, "Hesburgh," explores his life and rise from the priesthood to a prolific national figure who championed civil rights and advised popes and presidents. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker spoke to the film's director, and has more.

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