An appeal to Meryl Streep: How will the “Suffragette” film from the UK boost awareness of suffrage movement in the U.S.?

by Marguerite Kearns During an interview recently about the upcoming film “Suffragette” from the UK, Meryl Streep announced: “Girls, we’ve been waiting for this.”  Who was she talking to? I haven’t been a girl for so long, I automatically assumed she wasn’t talking to me. But Meryl Streep got my attention and she’s referring to the…

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Update on the “Suffragette” film from the UK. . .

VIDEO:  “Suffragette” film from the UK gets attention from Meryl Streep’s interviews! on Vimeo. It won’t be long before the word “suffrage” will be understood by a wide segment of the population. This will be due, in part, to the attention to the English suffrage movement is getting because of the production and release of the “Suffragette”…

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Audio Podcast #6: “Playing Politics with the President”

Audio Podcast #6: In the story background of this audio series, many suffrage activists played a waiting game with U.S. President Woodrow Wilson. First, they decided to use each and every opportunity to work through the political system. Once everything else has been tried with no substantial results, they understood the necessity to move to another…

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