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The Vote: A Conversation on Women’s Suffrage | American Experience

Tue., Jul. 7 at 2pm on WKAR Facebook | Join WKAR and American Experience for  a discussion around the new two-part documentary series The Vote.
The event will include excerpts from the film and a panel discussion of the history of the women’s suffrage movement, what it reveals about the mechanics of American democracy, how it connects to other campaigns for equality, and the insight it offers to the challenges facing women and the nation today.

The conversation will be hosted by American Experience Acting Executive Producer Susan Bellows. PBS President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Kerger will also provide welcoming remarks.


  • Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Michelle Ferrari
    Writer, Producer and Director of The Vote
  • Martha S. Jones
    Historian and Author of Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted Upon Equality for All
  • Elaine Weiss
    Author of The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

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The panel will address a selection of questions submitted by the audience members who RSVP via Eventbrite.

One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.


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