Women's Suffrage

GUESTS: Ellen DuBois Professor of History, UCLA Author, Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage [Yale University Press, 1997] Marjorie Wheeler Associate professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi Editor, "One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement" (a companion volume to the PBS documentary) Coleen Jenkins-Sahlin Great great grandaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton Board member, National Museum of the Women's History Museum 150 years ago in Seneca Falls, New York, Elizabeth Cady Stanton made the first official call for women's suffrage. The movement started out as controversial, even radical, but by the end of Civil War the right to vote topped women's rights activists' agenda. From the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, to the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920, to voting trends today ... join Ray Suarez for a look at the history of women's suffrage.



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