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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

15 minutes 17 seconds

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Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden were good at math. They participated in some of NASA's greatest successes, like providing the calculations for America's first journeys into space. This title explores the story of four female African-American mathematicians as they overcame gender and racial barriers to succeed in a highly challenging career. Based on the children's book by Margot Lee Shetterly.

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    Sharon Z. (Waynesboro, VA)
    February 26th, 2021 at 08:37 AM

    This presentation was outstanding with the combination of captioning, primary sources and information. I would recommend this title for the depth of information it provides for all students.