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October 1, 2020
7:00 PM
Online via Zoom
Watertown, MA 02472
Free. Registration required.
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After Suffrage: A 20/20 Perspective On Women’s Rights, 1920-2020 Talk with Author Barbara Berenson *Via Zoom*

Thursday, October 1, 2020

We are pleased to welcome historian Barbara Berenson as she addresses women’s rights after they finally achieved access to the ballot in 1920. How have women fared politically and legally over the past century? Berenson will review some of the key developments with a focus on the century-long and still ongoing campaign for the Equal Rights Amendment. She will also discuss the historical connections between women who opposed suffrage and those who oppose women’s rights today. Ms. Berenson is the author of "Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers," and is currently a lecturer at Harvard Law School.