2 minutes | Feb 24th 2020

Introducing Hindsight: Looking Back at 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

Seneca Falls. New York. July 1848. Wesleyan Chapel. Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Lucretia Mott. "A convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman." This brief description of the "world-shaking" event was sent to the local newspapers advertising the first women's right's convention. The convention lasted two days and took place over six sessions, offering presentations, lectures, and multiple discussions about the role of women in society. The result was a document that would serve as the foundation of women's rights in the United States and fuel a movement that would culminate in the ratification of the 19th Amendment, recognizing women's right to vote. But it's not actually the origin we think it is. KMUW 89.1-FM will debut a six-episode podcast series in March 2020 in recognition of 100 years of women’s suffrage. Hindsight: Looking Back at 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage examines the history of women’s suffrage, political involvement, and social
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