Tag: Doris Stevens

Pour a cup of tea and listen to women’s rights first wave audio podcasts (short)!

“Playing Politics with the President” is part of an audio series by Librivox and Suffrage Wagon News Channel….


Check out our public radio features & suffrage movement history podcasts!!

Introducing audio features on Vimeo with Marguerite Kearns, your host. ON THE SCENE REPORT: Marguerite Kearns covers a ERA rally for public radio about the Equal Rights Amendment legislation in the U.S. Congress. RADIO INTERVIEW: Marguerite Kearns interviews director and producer of “10 Days in a Madhouse” (Timothy Hines and Susan Goforth) for public radio. The film…


No more goody-goody two shoes: Women’s suffrage activists speak to us from the past!

Who are these two women? Left, Doris Stevens. Right, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Both weren’t shrinking violets. However, if you learned conventional history in school they were overshadowed by men in the story of this nation. We’re in the midst of suffrage centennial fever that started with state centennial celebrations launched by the western states. In…


Christmas day tribute to Inez Milholland: Audio podcast

This audio selection is from Doris Stevens’ book, Jailed For Freedom, a selection that highlights the Christmas day ceremony at the nation’s Capitol in memory of Inez Milholland, America’s suffrage martyr. The reading is by Librivox. See other coverage about Inez Milholland on SuffrageCentennials.com. The centennial observance of her death is in 2016. Happy holidays!…


Last podcast of the “Night of Terror” audio series

by Marguerite Kearns Day #13. Here is Podcast #8 of the audio series, the “Night of Terror.” Production by Suffrage Wagon News Channel. Audio by Librivox. Reading by Kate West. From Doris Stevens’ “Jailed for Freedom,” 1920. The entire “Night of Terror” audio podcast series. I’ve been blogging continuously for a total of twelve days now in…


Night of Terror” Day #11 and Podcast #6

by Marguerite Kearns Day #11. Betty Graham of Portland told others about testimony from a government doctor that lifted the suffragists’ spirits in Podcast #6 of the “Night of Terror.” The health of the pickets incarcerated at Occoquan Workhouse concerned many family members and friends. The podcasts reveal the daily concerns of those concerned, like freezing in…


Marguerite’s Musings during Day #10 and Podcast #5, plus video

by Marguerite Kearns Day #10 and Podcast #5. More alarming reports reached the outside from Lucy Burns about the “Night of Terror,” –messages written on small scraps of paper. Follow the continuing story on Podcast #5 of the  audio series. Nothing pretty. First-person accounts. Being held down and force fed. Not easy to know about, but essential…


Day #9 and Podcast #4 of the “Night of Terror” audio series

by Marguerite Kearns Day #9 and Audio Podcast #4 in the “Night of Terror” observance. Join me in finding out about the aftermath of the November 14, 1917 arrests and the women committed to Occoquan Workhouse. This is covered in Podcast #4 of the “Night of Terror” series. Word leaked out about the brutalities and attacks…


Day #8 and Podcast #3 in the “Night of Terror” campaign, now through November 15th

by Marguerite Kearns Day #8. I actually wondered if I could fit daily blogging until November 15th (the “Night of Terror”) into my busy schedule. It’s amazing what’s possible and this project is worth the extra time. Join the group of suffrage pickets by listening to this third podcast as they arrive at the Occoquan Workhousein…


Day #7 and Podcast #2 of the “Night of Terror”

by Marguerite Kearns Day #7. Audio Podcast #2 gets us close to the women of the Occoquan Workhouse We get to know them as people. The “Night of Terror” resulted from an official government policy to push the activists from the National Woman’s Party into a corner so they’d back down and stop the picketing the White…