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Episode of Global Voices

Taking Root: The Vision Of Wangari Maathai

Season 6, Episode 12 of 17
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The dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a global movement. Kenya's Green Belt Movement was founded by Maathai who is the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize. Using archival footage and first-person accounts, the film documents dramatic political confrontations of 1980s and 1990s Kenya and captures Maathai's infectious determination and unwavering courage through in-depth conversations with the film's subjects.

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