Bertha Lewis speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009.
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August 1, 2011 In this week's "Wisdom Watch" segment, host Michel Martin speaks with Bertha Lewis, former CEO of the Association for Community Organizations for Reform. Lewis discusses her lessons from the ACORN video scandal. She also shares the hopes of her new organization called The Black Institute and what it'll do that other think tanks will not do.
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June 8, 2011 Connie Chung, whose award-winning career began in 1969, was the first Asian and the second woman to become a nightly news anchor at a major network. In a "Wisdom Watch" conversation with host Michel Martin, Chung reflects on the discrimination she faced in her field, mistakes she has made, controversial interviews and her desire to make something of the "Chung" family name.
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April 13, 2011 Veteran journalist Belva Davis blazed a path as the first Black female television reporter on the West Coast. In her career, spanning more than forty years, she's covered stories, ranging from Vietnam War protests to the start of the AIDS epidemic. Her experiences are the subject of her memoir, "Never In My Wildest Dreams." In Tell Me More's regular "Wisdom Watch" conversation, host Michel Martin speaks with Davis about her new book, her career and lessons learned.
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