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Video: C-Span Interviews Jody Williams ‘72, Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

Alumna Jody Williams, recipient of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize for her work on the campaign to ban the use of landmines, gives C-Span an in-depth interview coinciding with the publication of her new autobiography, My Name is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl’s Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize. She speaks candidly about personal issues in her life and describes her motivation for advocacy as righteous indignation and “anger at injustice.” Watch the video...