Bella Abzug Speaks on Women in Government and the Vietnamese Conflict
Shirley Chrisholm introduces Bella Abzug at a conference in Washington D.C. Abzug begins by speaking of the role of women in government, and the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the current Congress. She goes on to speak of the lies and deception on behalf of the United States government concerning the war in Vietnam, and of ending the conflict. There is a question and answer segment following her speech, addressing more issues surrounding the war, including Abzug's desire to set a specific date for withrawing U.S. troops, and the problem of drug use among American soldiers in Southeast Asia.
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