Episode 8: Dr Kimberly Hamlin- The National American Woman Suffrage Association

Our guest in this episode is historian Dr Kimberly Hamlin who talks about the history of the suffrage movement, the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and about ongoing issues concerning voting rights today.

This episode of the Real Issues: Real Conversations podcast is one of a number of special episodes that Ohio Humanities is publishing during 2020 to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage in the United States. The 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, was ratified in August of 1920. 


Our guest in this episode is historian Dr Kimberly Hamlin who talks about the history of the suffrage movement, the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and about ongoing issues concerning voting rights today. 


Dr Hamlin is an award-winning historian and the author of the book Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener. She is based at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. 


For more information about Dr Hamlin and her work, please visit http://www.kimberlyhamlin.com/author/ and
 

Dr Hamlin is interviewed by radio producer and folklorist Rachel Hopkin.

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