Cinema of Law: One Woman, One Vote (1995)
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Overview of Cinema of Law: One Woman, One Vote (1995)
The Cinema of Law film series is back in March 2020, with movies in the auditorium of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Presentations are co-sponsored with the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Presentations begin at 6 p.m. and the movies follow. All movies are free and open to the public.
The Berkshire Law Library is participating in a collaboration with historic sites, museums, libraries and institutions throughout the Commonwealth in the Massachusetts Suffrage Centennial Celebration, 100 Events for 100 Years. The first two movies in our Cinema of Law series are part of this celebration.
One Woman, One Vote (1995)
Introduced by Attorney Lee Flournoy.
This documentary is a sweeping look at the women’s suffrage movement, from the first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls in 1848 to the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote.