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The Battle for the Right to Vote

  • Aired: 04/18/2017
  • 26:49
  • Rating: NR
Nearly a century ago in Northeast Ohio, both women and men fought for women’s right to vote. This half-hour local production explores moments in Akron and Cleveland history that fueled this battle. Examples include Sojourner Truth’s famous “Ain’t I a Woman” speech and Belle Sherwin’s participation in the suffrage movement.
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Explore from a local perspective women’s battle for the right to vote.
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