The Great Fight to Win the Vote with Elaine Weiss

October 28, 2020

The Very Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas spoke with Elaine Weiss, author of The Women’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, a riveting account of the final fight to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment in Tennessee in 1920. Douglas and Weiss discussed the overall historical context for the Nineteenth Amendment, highlighting the many political factors that challenged its ratification, including white supremacy, industry, and religion, and the parallels to today's political environment.

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