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My Name is Jody Williams

Jody Williams was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her campaign to eradicate landmines. But she wasn’t always an activist. This hour on Focus, we talked with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams about her new memoir, “My Name is Jody Williams.”

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Jody Williams

Jody Williams

She’s been named 100 of the most power in the world by Forbes, has twice been recognized as “Woman of the Year” by Glamour magazine, is the recipient of fifteen honorary degrees and last but not least, is a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. This hour on Focus, host Jim Meadows talks with Jody Williams about her recently published memoir “My Name is Jody Williams.” Williams tells us about her life as an activist, why she’s spent her career advocating for freedom and human rights and what she really means when she talks about peace.

Williams in the inaugural Jane Addams Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the University of Illinois.

Categories: International Affairs