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  • Yvonne Brathwaite Burke oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    The interview includes Yvonne Braithwaite Burke's memories of growing up in Los Angeles, California and attending the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Southern California Law School. She recalls her involvement in the civil rights movement, the Watts riots, and her election as the first African American woman to the California State Assembly. She discusses her election to the U.S. House ...

    • Contributor: Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009