American Experience

The Vote: American Experience

Part One

Explore how the challenges facing the women's suffrage movement, including internal debates over radical tactics and the place of African American women in the movement, shaped the battle in the crucial period from 1906-1915.
  • program length: 117 minutes
  • episode #3209

Sunday, July 19 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

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Meet the unsung heroes of the movement and relive the fiery, dramatic and unrelenting campaign that led to passage of the 19th Amendment, granting American women the vote and ushering in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.