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        Greening the Gulf: Diane Wilson

        Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation fishing boat captain, took on a giant chemical company and forced it to stop dumping chemicals along the Gulf Coast. After attempts to mobilize her town's residents and elected officials to help, Wilson went on a hunger strike. Wilson's actions led to death threats, the loss of her jobs, and fights with family and friends. But in the end her determination did more than curtail a corporate polluter in her community: it pointed the entire environmental movement in a new direction.

        This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

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