The Vote: American Experience

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.

Tue, Sep 8 8:00 P.M. Hour One     NHPBS

Wed, Sep 9 12:00 P.M. Hour One     NH EXPLORE

Thu, Sep 10 5:00 A.M. Hour One     NH EXPLORE

Fri, Sep 11 7:00 P.M. Hour One     NH WORLD

Sat, Sep 12 12:00 A.M. Hour One     NH WORLD

Sat, Sep 12 8:00 A.M. Hour One     NH WORLD

Sun, Sep 13 4:00 A.M. Hour One     NH EXPLORE

Tue, Sep 15 8:00 P.M. Hour Two     NHPBS

Explore the strategies used by a new generation of leaders determined to win the vote for women.

Wed, Sep 16 12:00 A.M. Hour Two     NH EXPLORE

Wed, Sep 16 12:00 P.M. Hour Two     NH EXPLORE

Thu, Sep 17 5:00 A.M. Hour Two     NH EXPLORE

Fri, Sep 18 7:00 P.M. Hour Two     NH WORLD


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The Vote: American Experience By Episode

  • Hour One (#3209)

  • Part One (#3209)

    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.

  • Hour Two (#3210)

  • Hour Two (#3210)

    Explore the strategies used by a new generation of leaders determined to win the vote for women.

  • Part Two (#3211)

    Explore the final four years, 1916-1920, of the campaign for the passage of the 19th amendment and meet some of the unsung women whose tireless work would finally ban discrimination at American polls on the basis of sex.



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