This summer marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States. This hour, we hear about the Connecticut women who fought for suffrage. And: despite the progress seen over the last century, what barriers remain for women’s full participation in the political process today?
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- Karen Li Miller - Researcher with the Connecticut Historical Society
- Brittney Yancy - Assistant Professor of Humanities at Goodwin College
- Kate Farrar - Executive director of Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF), and co-founer of Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls
Catie Talarski contributed to this show.