American Masters

Helen Keller studied socialism [Audio Description]

Clip: 10/19/2021 | 1m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Helen Keller became interested in politics and read extensively on socialism. She began to write articles for The Call, a socialist paper in New York City. "It can't be unreasonable to ask of a society a fair chance for all. It can't be unreasonable to demand the protection of women and children and an honest wage for all," she said.

Aired: 10/19/21

Rating: NR

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