90th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage
In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of women gaining their Constitutional right to vote by the passage of the 19th Amendment, scholars talked about the women's suffrage movement and its impact on race and gender in the U.S. in this C-SPAN video.
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