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Winning the Right to Vote

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On June 4th in 1920, women won their long fight to vote after Tennessee became the final state to ratify the 19th Amendment. On The Point, we revisit a conversation with Elaine Weiss about her book The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote.  Weiss’s book reveals a complex and fascinating history of women’s rights, and draws parallels between politics today and one hundred years ago.

Elaine Weiss will be speaking Friday February 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm at the Lillie Auditorium in Woods Hole as part of the MBL Falmouth Forum Lecture series.


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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.