Solitude of Self
Elizabeth Cady Stanton believed this to be the most important speech of
her lifetime. With gorgeous and direct language, she presents a
compassionate appeal for human equality and dignity, and she addresses
the place of solitude in the lives of women and men.
Iron Jawed Angels DVD
Oscar-winner Hilary Swank stars in Iron Jawed Angels, a fresh and contemporary look at a
pivotal event in American history, telling the true story of how a pair
of defiant and brilliant young activists took the women's suffrage
movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women
win the right to vote. This story starts after the death of Susan B. Anthony with Alice Paul at the helm of the movement.
Not for Ourselves Alone PBS DVD
Not for Ourselves Alone features superb live cinematography, compelling interviews and historical photographs never before seen on screen, this powerful film provides an unforgettable dual portrait of two great Americans who improved the lives of women everywhere.
Bonus DVD feature - The making of Not For Ourselves Alone, an interview with Ken Burns and Paul Barnes. Feature running time: approximately 180 minutes. Color/black & white. Closed captioned.
One Woman One Vote PBS DVD
One Woman One Vote explores how America could call itself the world's greatest democracy, but
continue to deny the right to vote to more than half of its citizens?
This program documents the struggle which culminated in the passing of
the 19th Amendment in the U.S. Senate by one vote. Witness the 70-year
struggle for women's suffrage. Discover why the crusaders faced
entrenched opposition from men and women who feared the women's vote
would ignite a social revolution. DVD 106 minutes
Winning the Vote: The Triumph of the American Woman Suffrage Movement
Written in a
lively and dramatic style, Winning the Vote tracks the suffrage
movement from its true roots, in a handful of women who spoke up for
their rights, to its formal organization during the fight against
slavery and the bitter, divisive battle that resulted in the 19th
amendment, ratified in 1920. This 496-page volume book was researched and written by Robert PJ Cooney, Jr.
in collaboration with the National Women's History Project.