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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…

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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,…

    791 views
  • 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…

    126 views
  • 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.”…

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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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  • 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…

    268 views
  • 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…

    163 views
  • 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.

    170 views
  • 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…

    1,090 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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  • Challenges After Womens Suffrage
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    Challenges After Women's Suffrage

    Professor Robyn Muncy talked about women’s voting rights following ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. She focused on African Americans in the South as well as Native Americans and…

    1,252 views
  • SewallBelmont House and Museum Tour
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    Sewall-Belmont House and Museum Tour

    Jennifer Krafchik gave a tour of the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, displaying artifacts as she talked about Alice Paul, the women’s suffrage movement, and the the protests that helped lead to the…

    1,360 views
  • Womens Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
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    Women's Suffrage and the 19th Amendment

    Panelists commemorated the 94th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment by examining how women’s suffrage has impacted the role of women in American politics and society. The 19th…

    1,419 views
  • National Womans Party Use of Visual Propoganda
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    National Woman's Party Use of Visual Propoganda

    A panel discussion was held to commemorate the 91st anniversary of the certification on August 26, 1920, of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that gave women the right to vote. The panelists discussed the National…

    653 views
  • Womens Suffrage in Tennessee
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    Women's Suffrage in Tennessee

    Historian Steve Cotham talked about women’s suffrage in Tennessee. He showed a copy of the letter written to a member of the Tennessee state legislature by his mother that convinced him to change his vote to…

    545 views
  • Womens Equality Day
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    Women's Equality Day

    Liz Abzug talked about her late mother, New York Congresswoman Bella Abzug, at a celebration of the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment as well as the 1977 Women’s Conference in Houston. The amendment granting women the right to vote…

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