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Profile: Folk Music Matriarch Rosalie Sorrels

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Profile: Folk Music Matriarch Rosalie Sorrels

Profile: Folk Music Matriarch Rosalie Sorrels

Profile: Folk Music Matriarch Rosalie Sorrels

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From member station WGBH in Boston, reporter Jill Kaufman profiles folk singer Rosalie Sorrels. Born in Idaho in 1933, she's considered a matriarch of American folk music, and recently the University of California at Santa Cruz dedicated an archive to house her papers, including news clippings about war protests and civil rights marches.

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