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Former Vermont Gov. Madeleine Kunin Reflects On Her Life In Politics19:38
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Former Gov. Madeleine Kunin, center, speaks to supporters of anti-gun legislation hold a news conference on March 13, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. (Toby Talbot/AP)
Former Gov. Madeleine Kunin, center, speaks to supporters of anti-gun legislation hold a news conference on March 13, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. (Toby Talbot/AP)

Madeleine Kunin has been on the front-lines of important issues for decades.

She was the first woman elected governor of Vermont, where she served three terms.

Kunin is now 85, and she's out with a memoir, "Coming of Age ... My Journey to the Eighties."

She fled Nazi Europe for America and has had an incredible career here, from governor of Vermont, to ambassador to Switzerland, to deputy secretary of education in Washington.

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Madeleine May Kunin, former governor and ambassador. She tweets @MadeleineKunin.

This segment aired on May 24, 2019.

Jamie Bologna Twitter Producer/Director, Radio Boston
Jamie Bologna is producer and director of Radio Boston.

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