Women's History Month program honoring Frances Perkins with Author Kirstin Downey
(April 26, 2012)
- Naomi M. Barry-Pérez, the acting director of the Labor Department's Civil Rights, introduced author Kirstin Downey by reading a passage from her book 'The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience.'
- Author Kirstin Downey talks about the first woman Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins at the Women's History Month gathering in the Labor Department's Hall of Honor.
- Kirstin Downey, author of 'The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience,' reads a passage from her book during the Women's History Month program at the Labor Department's Frances Perkins building.