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From Rural Farm To Capitol Hill, Step By Step

Bertie Bowman's Step by Step marks the final chapter of Tell Me More's Black History Month memoir series. Bowman was a farm worker in South Carolina, but a chance encounter with a senator brought him to the job of sweeping the Capitol steps. He now serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Bowman talks with host Michel Martin.