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Town Hall Seattle: Civics Series

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Nov 5, 2018

In August 1920, the seven-decade battle for women’s suffrage was decided by a single state. Thirty-five states had ratified the Nineteenth Amendment while twelve had rejected or refused to vote. It all came down to Tennessee. Acclaimed journalist Elaine Weiss brought us a chronicle of this tumultuous climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history—the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.

Weiss arrived at Town Hall with insight from her book The Woman’s Hour, chronicling the suffragettes, politicians, railroad magnates, liquor companies, and “antis”—women who opposed their own enfranchisement—who gathered in Nashville for a vicious face-off at this turning point in American history. Join Weiss for an inspiring story of female activists who won their freedom in one of the last campaigns forged in the shadow of the Civil War, and the beginning of the great twentieth-century battles for civil rights.

Recorded live at the Summit by Town Hall Seattle on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.