Marion Stokes was an incredible woman who made a lasting impact on the world. Not only was she a civil rights demonstrator and activist, but she was also a librarian and a producer for access television in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her work was invaluable to the preservation of history, as she worked to archive rare footage of 1970s television that the networks themselves did not save.
The documentary about her life includes footage of the Iran student/hostage crisis and other important dialog of the times. Marion Stokes was a true pioneer in archiving and preserving history, and her work is an invaluable contribution to the archives. Her legacy will live on in the work she has done, and her passion for preserving history will be remembered for years to come.