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Lesson Guide

Ethel today

Ethel Kennedy witnessed and participated in many key social and political events in the United States during the mid-20th century. Produced by HBO Documentary Films in partnership with The RFK Center for Human Rights, the lesson guide below explores the Civil Rights movement, U.S. elections, gender roles, and other topics - all through her unique personal perspective. Teachers and students should watch the documentary film ETHEL first for reference. Free clips are also available on this site.

Ethel