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To celebrate Women's Equality Day in the United States, we reflect on the courageous suffragists who helped secure the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote nearly 100 years ago.

To celebrate Women's Equality Day in the United States, we reflect on the courageous suffragists who helped secure the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote nearly 100 years ago.
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Palo Alto, United States

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To celebrate Women's Equality Day in the United States, we reflect on the courageous suffragists who helped secure the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote nearly 100 years ago.

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English


Episodes

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

8/24/2015
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According to author Jill Lepore Wonder Woman is the missing link in the history of struggle for women's rights. (Life Matters, Radio National, 12/9/2014)

Duration: 00:31:00


Oldest National Park Ranger Shares 'What Gets Remembered'

8/24/2015
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Betty Reid Soskin has seen World War II, the civil rights movement, and lived "lots and lots of lives." The 92-year-old shares what she's learned with guest host Celeste Headlee. (Tell Me More, NPR)

Duration: 00:08:00


Black Women Striving for Suffrage

8/24/2014
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The history of the women's movement for suffrage was written by white women and largely overshadows the African-American feminists who worked alongside them, battling not only gender inequity but also racism, disenfranchisement and segregation from mainstream suffrage organizations. (Stuff Mom Never Told You, How Stuff Works, 2/26/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00