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Ella Grasso
A CPTV Original
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THU 4/4/2013

10:30PM on CPTV
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In 1974, Ella Grasso became the first woman elected governor of Connecticut, and the first woman of any state to be elected governor in her own right. A trailblazer who won admiration both for her compassion and her toughness, Grasso (1919-1981) continued to influence public lives and inspire careers even years after her death.In the documentary Ella Grasso, candid interviews with the late governor's friends and colleagues put her achievements in historical perspective.