Living Treasures

September 2001
Mothering;Sep/Oct2001, Issue 108, p96
Profiles Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund in the United States. Advocacy for disadvantaged Americans; Accomplishments as organization president; Career highlights.


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