A conversation about women’s suffrage and ‘The Vote’

American Experience hosts a virtual conversation about the suffrage movement at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2020 featuring Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.

For this special conversation, a panel of extraordinary women are coming together to discuss the history of the women’s suffrage movement, what it reveals about the mechanics of American democracy, how it connects to other campaigns for equality, and the insight it offers to the challenges facing women and the nation today.

The panel includes:

  • Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Michelle Ferrari, writer, producer and director, The Vote
  • Martha S. Jones, historian and author, Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted Upon Equality for All
  • Elaine Weiss, author, The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

This special event will be hosted by American Experience Acting Executive Producer Susan Bellows. PBS President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Kerger will provide welcoming remarks.

The panel will address a selection of questions submitted by the audience members who RSVP via Eventbrite.

The show is an hour long. To tune in, visit the American Experience YouTube or Facebook pages, or register with Eventbrite.