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Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby Winegarten - Part 3


Winegarten discusses women’s importance in the auxiliary units and Colonel Hobby roles during World War II. Oveta was honored for her service and later appointment to the presidential cabinet, the second woman to ever hold that position. She became the secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare during the time of the polio vaccine’s approval, which Winegarten discusses frankly with viewers. Lastly, she discusses the legacy of Oveta Culp Hobby.

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