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  • Role of Men in the Womens Suffrage Movement
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    Role of Men in the Women's Suffrage Movement

    Three authors explored the role of men in the women’s suffrage movement and the reasons why men supported the 19th Amendment. This National Archives event was one of a series associated with their…

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  • Votes for Women Exhibit Part 2
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    "Votes for Women" Exhibit, Part 2

    Historian Kate Clarke Lemay gave a guided tour of a National Portrait Gallery exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Starting with the 1913 suffrage parade in Washington,…

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  • Rightfully Hers American Women and the Vote Exhibit
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    "Rightfully Hers, American Women and the Vote" Exhibit

    Curator Corinne Porter gave American History TV a guided tour of a National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote.

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  • Washington Journal Anthea Hartig Discusses Womens Suffrage  19th Amendments Centennial
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    Anthea Hartig on Women's Suffrage and 19th Amendment's Centennial

    In commemoration of the 19th Amendment’s centennial, Smithsonian National Museum of American History director Anthea Hartig took questions about the long campaign to win women the vote, the struggle…

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  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Centennial of Womens Right to Vote
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    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. Judge M. Margaret McKeown of…

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  • Open Phones with Elaine Weiss
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    Open Phones with Elaine Weiss

    Elaine Weiss talked about her book, The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, in which she recalled efforts by the women’s suffrage movement to promote the ratification in 1920 of…

    356 views
  • President Trump Signs Womens Suffrage Commemorative Coin Act
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    President Trump Signs Women's Suffrage Commemorative Coin Act

    President Trump delivered brief remarks and signed the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, commemorating the 100th year anniversary of women securing the right to vote.…

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  • Womens Suffrage and 19th Amendment Legacy
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    Women's Suffrage and 19th Amendment Legacy

    The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, granting women the right to vote. Representatives from several institutions, including the National Park Service,…

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  • Centennial of Womens Right to Vote
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    Centennial of Women's Right to Vote

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hosted a reception in the U.S. Capitol to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the House of Representatives passing the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,…

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  • Washington Journal Weldon Tick Discusses the Anniversary of the First Female Voter
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    Weldon Tuck on the Anniversary of the First Female Voter

    Weldon Tuck spoke by phone about the anniversary of the first woman to cast a vote in a general election, Louisa Swain, who voted in an election in Laramie, Wyoming, on September 6, 1870.

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  • 19th Amendment Voting Rights and Foreign Relations
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    19th Amendment, Voting Rights and Foreign Relations

    Five historians and the audience discussed the influence women have had on foreign relations since obtaining the vote in 1920 in a session titled “99 Years After the 19th Amendment.” This…

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  • National History Day  Alice Paul The Fight for the 19th Amendment
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    National History Day - "Alice Paul: The Fight for the 19th Amendment"

    Four seventh-grade students from the Phelps Center for Gifted Education in Springfield, Missouri. presented a 10-minute performance titled, “Alice Paul: The Fight for the 19th Amendment.” They were…

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  • Suffragists and the 19th Amendment
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    Suffragists and the 19th Amendment

    Author Rebecca Roberts talked about the decade leading up to the passage of the 19th Amendment and how women gained their right to vote through marching, picketing, and persistence. Ms. Roberts is the…

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  • Suffrage Movement and the Media
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    Suffrage Movement and the Media

    Three scholars who have written books about women’s suffrage participated in a discussion titled: “Women and the Vote: The 19th Amendment, Power, Media, and the Making of a Movement.” The National…

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  • Nineteenth Amendment Legacies
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    Nineteenth Amendment Legacies

    Penn State Professor Lee Ann Banaszak reflected on the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and talked about the tactics women used to get the 19th Amendment passed and ratified. This…

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  • Senators on 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment
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    Senators on 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

    Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) led a series of floor speeches marking the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. The amendment was passed by the Senate…

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  • Suffrage Movement and the 19th Amendment
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    Suffrage Movement and the 19th Amendment

    This program was about women’s struggles to win the vote and about the lead up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Speakers were Dawn Langan Teele, author of Forging the Franchise: The Political…

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  • 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
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    100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

    Several members came to the chamber floor to celebrate the 100th anniversary of House passage of the 19th Amendment, which acknowledged women’s right to vote.

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  • Alice Paul and the 1913 Womens Suffrage Parade
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    Alice Paul and the 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade

    Author Rebecca Roberts told the story of women suffragists, led by Alice Paul, who marched from Capitol Hill to the White House in 1913. The parade, which took place the day before Woodrow…

    1,435 views
  • 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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