>Happy Birthday Frances Perkins

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Frances Perkins is one of the many great women that have helped shape this country. I believe she could be a good example for my daughters. She was the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet and served as U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945.

Here’s a short news piece on Ms. Perkins on Democracy Now. It starts with the voice of Frances Perkins as she talks about her witnessing the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

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