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Videos: “Ready for Hillary” Co-Founder Speaks in Arlington About Eleanor Roosevelt, Hillary Clinton


This afternoon at Arlington County Central Library, author and “Ready for Hillary” co-founder Allida Black spoke to several dozen people about Eleanor Roosevelt – and specifically her book, Tomorrow Is Now – and Hillary Clinton. The event was organized by my delegate, Patrick Hope. In the first video, Allida Black (an amazing woman in her own right, by the way) good-naturedly ribs Delegate Hope, then talks about her years of research into Eleanor Roosevelt.

Here, Allida Black talks about the last sentence Eleanor Roosevelt ever wrote, just before she died (of tuberculosis): “Staying aloof is not a solution.” So, so true!

In this video, Allida Black pushes back against a question about the book “Game Change,” which portrayed Hillary Clinton in a less-than-favorable light in many ways.

In this video, Allida Black responds to a question about Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign, and about learning from past experience.

In this video, Allida Black discusses the purposes of “Ready for Hillary” – laying the political groundwork for a possible Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2016 – and mentions her cofounder, former Arlingtonian (and former House of Delegates Democratic primary candidate) Adam Parkhomenko. Black also talks about some of the big names supporting the “Ready for Hillary” effort…


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