Granny D documentary on OPB tonight

Doris Haddock, known as "Granny D", walked across America to support campaign finance reform. Tonight at 10:30 p.m., a half-hour documentary about her walk will air on OPB television.

From her bio:

On January 1, 1999, at the age of 89, she began a 3,200-mile walk across the country to demonstrate her concern for the issue, walking ten miles each day for fourteen months and making speeches along the way. She walked through over 1,000 miles of deserts and climed the Appalachian Range in blizzard conditions. She skied the last 100 miles into Washington, D.C. when a historic snowfall made roadside walking impossible. When she arrived in D.C., Granny D was met by 2,200 people, representing a wide variety of reform groups. Several dozen Members of Congress walked the final miles with her.

More about the documentary here. More about Granny D here.

Watch it and discuss.

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