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Parker Lecture Series: Why They Marched

November 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Parker Lecture Series continues with a presentation by Susan Ware titled “Why They Marched. Talk will be held at the Visitor Center theater on Sunday, November 17 at 2 p.m. The event is free and free parking is available in the nearby visitor center lot at 304 Dutton Street.

“Untold stories of the women who fought for the right to vote.” A celebrated feminist historian and biographer, Susan Ware is Honorary Women’s Suffrage Centennial Historian at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Ware is also serving as a historical consultant to the PBS program American Experience for a multipart documentary on suffrage and advising singer-songwriter Shaina Taub on a musical based on the life of Alice Paul. Ware tells her story through the lives of nineteen activists, most of whom have long been overlooked. Ware’s deeply moving stories provide a fresh account of one of the most significant moments of political mobilization in American history.


November 17, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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