A Nun's Life, Politics and Murder

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A judicial employee shows in this April 1998 photo documents of the nuns Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Dorothy Kazel and layworker Jean Donovan who were assassinated on Dec. 1980.

Eileen Markey, investigative journalist and the author of A Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sister Maura, looks at the social and political forces that led Maryknoll nun Maura Clarke to El Salvador where she was one of four American women murdered in 1980, setting off a debate about U.S. Cold War policy.