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January 21, 2020  

The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage

January 21, 2020
Why did it take nearly a century and a half for women to have the right to vote in America? We speak with one of the nation's leading scholars of the women's suffrage movement, Dr. Sunu Kodumthara of Southwestern Oklahoma State University, about key aspects of the movement. As we observe the centennial of the 19th Amendment in 2020, we discuss key figures in the movements both for and against women's suffrage, surprising controversies along the way, and the impact of women's voting rights on American democracy and society. 
 

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Additional information about this episode:  S3 Ep1: The Struggle for Women's Suffrage | Oklahoma Humanities