Mazie Hirono: Reading The Feminine Mystique

Hirono on the impact of reading Betty Friedan's Feminine Mystique as a college student and realizing that she needed to have higher expectations for herself.

Mazie Hirono

Senator (D-Hawaii)

Mazie Hirono, U.S. Senator from Hawaii, shares her story of immigrating to America with her single mother from Japan, learning English, and discovering her knack for politics, first as a campaign manager and eventually as the first Asian-American woman elected to the Senate. 

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