WGBH Forum Network; Swanee Hunt: Journey to Political Activism
Swanee Hunt: Journey to Political Activism Swanee Hunt, founder, Women & Public Policy program, Harvard Daughter of legendary oil magnate H.L. Hunt, Swanee Hunt grew up in a household dominated by an arch-conservative patriarch who spawned a brood of colorful offspring. Her family was nothing if not zealous, and that zeal, albeit for more compassionate cause, propelled her into a mission that reaches around the world. Get up close and personal with Hunt as she shares her journey from her Texas-sized childhood to her current life as the founding director of Harvard's Women and Public Policy Program at the Kennedy School of Government; chair of the Initiative for Inclusive Security; president of the Hunt Alternatives Fund, former Ambassador to Austria; wife; and mother.
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SWANEE HUNT: JOURNEY TO POLITICAL ACTIVISM SWANEE HUNT, FOUNDER, WOMEN & PUBLIC POLICY PROGRAM, HARVARD
DAUGHTER OF LEGENDARY OIL MAGNATE H.L. HUNT, SWANEE HUNT GREW UP IN A HOUSEHOLD DOMINATED BY AN ARCH-CONSERVATIVE PATRIARCH WHO SPAWNED A BROOD OF COLORFUL OFFSPRING. HER FAMILY WAS NOTHING IF NOT ZEALOUS, AND THAT ZEAL, ALBEIT FOR MORE COMPASSIONATE CAUSE, PROPELLED HER INTO A MISSION THAT REACHES AROUND THE WORLD.
GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH HUNT AS SHE SHARES HER JOURNEY FROM HER TEXAS-SIZED CHILDHOOD TO HER CURRENT LIFE AS THE FOUNDING DIRECTOR OF HARVARD'S WOMEN AND PUBLIC POLICY PROGRAM AT THE KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT; CHAIR OF THE INITIATIVE FOR INCLUSIVE SECURITY; PRESIDENT OF THE HUNT ALTERNATIVES FUND, FORMER AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRIA; WIFE; AND MOTHER.
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- Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Swanee Hunt: Journey to Political Activism,” 10/26/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 23, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B68FACE9007746EDAA855DE23B97C12E.
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- APA: WGBH Forum Network; Swanee Hunt: Journey to Political Activism. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B68FACE9007746EDAA855DE23B97C12E