In August 1920, one last state was needed to ratify the 19th Amendment, and it all came down to Tennessee. Last year, author and journalist Elaine Weiss joined us for a program at New-York Historical to uncover the climactic fight to make a woman’s right to vote the law of the land, with the help of key figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Frederick Douglass. Listen below and learn about the dramatic conclusion of the decades-long fight for women’s suffrage.
The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote
April 10, 2019
Top image: Photo taken at the Woman Suffrage Parade held in Washington, D.C., March 3, 1913, Bain News Service, publisher, Library of Congress