News from the John W. Kluge Center: You are invited: Elaine Weiss on "The Woman's Hour"

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The John W. Kluge Center will host a conversation with award-winning journalist Elaine Weiss on the fight to ratify the 19th Amendment

Please join the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress to mark the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, affirming that the right to vote "shall not be denied or abridged ... on account of sex."

Free tickets are available here.

Award-winning journalist Elaine Weiss will discuss her new book, The Woman’s Hour. This work, soon to be a major television event, documents the final weeks of one of the greatest political battles in American history and the culmination of the longest social movement in the United States. 

Weiss will be interviewed by Colleen Shogan, who serves as the Library's designee on the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission. A signing and sale of The Woman's Hour and a reception will follow.

Elaine Weiss is an award-winning journalist and writer whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, Harper's, The New York Times, and The Christian Science Monitor, as well as in reports and documentaries for National Public Radio and Voice of America. A MacDowell Colony Fellow and Pushcart Prize Editor’s Choice honoree, she is also the author of Fruits of Victory: The Woman’s Land Army in the Great War (Potomac Books/University of Nebraska Press).

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