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Alice Paul: The Militant

Clip: Season 32 Episode 9 | 1m 7s

While studying in London, Alice Paul joined the 'suffragettes'. In the summer of 1909, she and 111 other suffragettes were arrested. In jail, she declared herself a political prisoner, refused nourishment and was force fed twice daily — some fifty-five times.

Aired: 07/06/20

Rating: NR

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