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American Experience; One Woman, One Vote


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American Experience
One Woman, One Vote
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

From Elizabeth Cady Stanton's electrifying 1849 speech at Seneca Falls, New York condemning the country's subordination of women to the last full-out battle for passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920, this program illuminates the infighting, the fledgling alliances, the betrayals, defeats and victories on the way to women's voting rights. The program highlights the efforts of suffrage advocates like teacher Susan B. Anthony and abolitionist Sojourner Truth.



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Chicago: “American Experience; One Woman, One Vote,” 02/01/1995, GBH Archives, accessed April 21, 2021,
MLA: “American Experience; One Woman, One Vote.” 02/01/1995. GBH Archives. Web. April 21, 2021. <>.
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