Ethel Lois Payne: Instrument of Change / Social Security Works
February 17, 2015•59 min
First, from her childhood growing up in South Chicago to her career as a journalist and network news commentator, Ethel Lois Payne, is one of the most significant yet least known figures of the civil rights era. James McGrath Morris tells Payne’s riveting life story in his new biography, Eye on the Struggle.
Then, Eric Kingson explains the ins and outs of Social Security and why it actually works, despite a growing criticism of the system in his book, Social Security Works.
James McGrath Morris and Eric Kingso [...]