36 min

Mother Knows Best She Votes!

    • History

August 18, 1920. Nashville, Tennessee. Men and women on both sides of the suffrage fight have been battling for weeks over the final state needed to ratify the 19th amendment, employing every weapon in their arsenals, from door-knocking to smuggling whiskey. But it's one rookie lawmaker, and a letter from his mother, who ultimately turns the tide. Ellen and Lynn take us back.

August 18, 1920. Nashville, Tennessee. Men and women on both sides of the suffrage fight have been battling for weeks over the final state needed to ratify the 19th amendment, employing every weapon in their arsenals, from door-knocking to smuggling whiskey. But it's one rookie lawmaker, and a letter from his mother, who ultimately turns the tide. Ellen and Lynn take us back.

36 min

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