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Remembering Walter Washington

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Remembering Walter Washington

Remembering Walter Washington

Remembering Walter Washington

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Walter Washington, the first elected mayor of Washington, D.C., died Monday at age 88. The great-grandson of a slave, Washington was also the first African American to lead a major U.S. city. We look back at his legacy.

Guest:

Barbara Franko
*President and chief executive officer, the City Museum of Washington