Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
Kerry Kennedy Cuomo is founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights, named in honor of her late father. Her new book "Speak Truth to Power" is a collection of photographs and profiles of many of the leading human rights advocates of our times. She joins Diane to talk about her work bringing attention to these activists, some of whom are already world famous, but most of whom are all but anonymous.
- Kerry Kennedy Cuomo author and founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights
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