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Harriot Stanton Blatch: I Believe in Women

Clip: Season 32 Episode 9 | 1m 20s

A veteran of the suffrage wars, Harriot Stanton Blatch organized labor activists, spoke to crowds of voting men and lobbied Albany for a suffrage bill.

Aired: 05/19/20

Rating: NR

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