Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams DVD

By Wisconsin Public Television

Hardcover: $19.95

ISBN: 978-0-87020-728-0

60 mins.


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Using archival footage and contemporary interviews, Wisconsin Public Television's "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams" documents the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, a woman of "firsts." Not only was she the first African American judge in Wisconsin but also the first woman, and African American, in the nation elected to executive office in state government.