In this episode, Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden talks with host Suzanne McCabe about the importance of representation for young readers. Dr. Hayden is the first woman and first African American to serve as head of the Library of Congress, the world’s largest library. She also discusses the Library’s Rosa Parks exhibition, which sheds new light on the civil rights icon’s story and offers an intimate portrait rarely seen in history books.
Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words exhibit features rarely seen materials that offer an intimate view of iconic civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
Music composed by Lucas Elliot Eberl
Produced and edited by Bridget Benjamin
Associate produced by Mackenzie Cutruzzula
Sound mix and recording by Daniel Jordan