Thursday, February 21. Elaine Weiss, The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Weiss tells the gripping story of the climax of the fight to ratify the 19th Amendment, replete with heroism, skullduggery, and suspense, coordination and conflict with other reform movements, and leadership by individuals famous and less than famous. The book has been optioned by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, to become a movie or limited series. Weiss is also the author of Fruits of Victory: The Woman’s Land Army of America in the Great War.
All lectures take place in the Iselin Wing at John Jay Homestead. Registration and refreshments begin at 6:30 pm. Lectures begin at 7:00 pm.
$25; $20 for members. Limited free seating is available for students.
- February 21, 20196:30 pm–8:30 pm