A Hero for Daisy - DVD
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"remarkable" - NPR
Hailed by The New York Times as a “landmark film,” “inspiring” by TV Guide, and “fantastic” by Sports Illustrated, A Hero for Daisy chronicles the story of Title IX pioneer and two-time Olympian Chris Ernst, who galvanized her rowing team to storm the Yale athletic director’s office in 1976, protesting the lack of athletic facilities for women. Nineteen athletes stripped, exposing the phrase “Title IX” in blue marker (referring to legislation enacted in 1972, mandating gender equity for all institutions receiving federal aid). The impact was immediate and national in scope.
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