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Director of the Iowa State University Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Karen Kedrowski.
Former director of the Iowa State University Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Dianne Bystrom.
06.8.2020

19 Facts About the 19th Amendment on its 100th Anniversary

By The Conversation

One hundred years ago, the 19th Amendment enfranchised millions of women across the United States following a seven-decade campaign. The struggle to expand voting rights to women resonates today as the country continues to debate who should vote and how. As scholars of civic engagement and women’s suffrage, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Karen Kedrowski, and former director Dianne Bystrom, discuss the strength and determination of the suffrage movement as it battled for this fundamental right of citizenship.