Tag: Woodrow Wilson

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…


Suffrage centennials are gathering steam!

Suffrage centennials are getting a lot of play these days. There’s a special web site devoted to suffrage centennials in the U.S. and around the world, plus specials such as programming on Albany, NY public radio about the upcoming election called “Susan B. Anthony Voted. Did you?” Don’t miss the upcoming “Night of Terror” podcasts to…


Fire up the oven: Video, plus Podcast #8 of “Playing Politics with the President”

Who was the better cook? The woman who believed in voting? Or the woman who opposed the idea? This may sound outlandish to us today, but the thought wasn’t so peculiar back when the “suffs” challenged the “antis” to a cooking contest. See the great article from the archives.            …


Audio Podcast #4: “Playing Politics with the President”

Audio Podcast #4 of “Playing Politics with the President” takes us behind the scenes to the nitty gritty business of laying on the pressure. In the last podcast, #3,  the suffragists took their appeal to Congress in 1913. Petitions were delivered there for the first time in 26 years. The women activists thought this would…


Podcast #2: “Playing Politics with the President,” Woodrow Wilson

This second audio podcast of “Playing Politics with the President” is a provocative look at the determination of women to press the issue of their rights in 1913. I love the description of the first deputation to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson –and then the second and the third. We’re not hearing this account from people…