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  • emThe Womans Hourem
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    The Woman's Hour

    Elaine Weiss recalled the women’s suffrage movement’s efforts to promote the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, which would allow women the right to vote.

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  • emOld Enough to Fight Old Enough to Voteem
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    Old Enough to Fight, Old Enough to Vote

    Old Enough to Fight, Old Enough to Vote was the grand-prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Adam Koch and Tyler Cooney, seniors at Dallas Center-Grimes High School in Grimes,…

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  • Donna Brazile Discusses 2018 Midterm Elections
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    Donna Brazile on 2018 Midterm Elections

    Former Democratic National Committee Interim Chair Donna Brazile spoke about some of the 2018 midterm races and other election issues including voter registration. She addressed an annual…

    701 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should the voting age be lowered to 16?” Congress passed the 26th Amendment to the Constitution in March…

    492 views
  • emThe Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Actem
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    The Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Act

    In The Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Act, author Keith Gaddie reveals the history behind the Voting Rights Act, its impact on the United States, and the consequences that follow. C-SPAN’s Local…

    184 views
  • Election Assistance Commission Summit Election Security
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    Election Assistance Commission Summit, Election Security

    The U.S. Election Assistance Commission hosted a day-long summit with state and local officials focusing on a range of election system issues. This portion included a panel discussion on…

    82 views
  • Election Assistance Commission Summit DHS Deputy Under Secretary Kolasky
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    Election Assistance Commission Summit, DHS Deputy Under Secretary Kolasky

    The U.S. Election Assistance Commission hosted a day-long summit with state and local officials focusing on a range of election system issues. This portion included keynote remarks by Bob…

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  • Election Assistance Commission Summit Election Efficiency
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    Election Assistance Commission Summit, Election Efficiency

    The U.S. Election Assistance Commission hosted a day-long summit with state and local officials focusing on a range of election system issues. This portion included a panel discussion on…

    59 views
  • Washington Journal Aaron Bycoffe and David Wasserman Discuss Redistricting and Gerrymandering
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    Aaron Bycoffe and David Wasserman on Redistricting and Gerrymandering

    Aaron Bycoffe and David Wasserman talked about their new project on gerrymandering and redistricting.

    569 views
  • emHusted v Randolph Instituteem Oral Argument
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    Husted v. Randolph Institute Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Husted v. Randolph Institute. The case focuses on Ohio’s identification and removal of inactive voters from its registration rolls. The court was to…

    457 views
  • Election Assistance Commission Summit Election Accessibility and Closing Remarks
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    Election Assistance Commission Summit, Election Accessibility and Closing Remarks

    The U.S. Election Assistance Commission hosted a day-long summit with state and local officials focusing on a range of election system issues. This portion included a panel discussion on…

    63 views
  • emGilded Suffragistsem
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    Gilded Suffragists

    Johanna Neuman talked about her book, Gilded Suffragists, about the women of New York’s social elite who joined the suffrage movement in the early 20th century. She spoke with Judy…

    722 views
  • Race Gerrymandering and Modern Politics
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    Race, Gerrymandering, and Modern Politics

    Judge William Kuntz and Professor Richard Hasen looked at federal voting rights cases from the past 50 years and talked about at how gerrymandering based on political parties and race constitute modern…

    132 views
  • Race Suffrage and the 15th Amendment
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    Race, Suffrage, and the 15th Amendment

    Professor Michael Klarman talked about what he sees as the flaws of the 15th Amendment and the exploitation and suppression of African American voters by both the Republican and Democratic Parties.…

    446 views
  • Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe
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    Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe

    Susan Roher spoke about Emma Smith Devoe and her efforts to help women secure voting rights in Washington in 1910. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities…

    192 views
  • Annual British Youth Parliament Debate Lowering Voting Age to 16
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    Annual British Youth Parliament Debate, Lowering Voting Age to 16

    A motion to lower the voting age to 16 was the second topic at the 2017 U.K. Youth Parliament debate. More than 200 youth parliament members participated in the annual event held in the…

    117 views
  • 1940s Black Voter Suppression
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    1940s Black Voter Suppression

    Professor Tracy Campbell talked about the 1942 Soldier Voting Act which provided absentee voting for soldiers fighting in World War II. Professor Campbell looked at states that opposed the…

    603 views
  • Voting Rights
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    Voting Rights

    Historians explored whether history impacts contemporary views on voting rights. They also answered audience questions on how to keep citizens engaged in the voting process. This discussion was a part…

    254 views
  • Black Women and the Suffrage Movement
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    Black Women and the Suffrage Movement

    Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall talked about the struggle of black women to obtain voting rights and compared this with the experiences of white suffragists and black men. This program was part of a…

    1,063 views
  • Suffrage and American Women in Politics
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    Suffrage and American Women in Politics

    Historian Elisabeth Griffith examined the legacy of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote and pondered the question: did suffrage matter? With women currently making up only twenty…

    598 views
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