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American History XX: Jeannette Rankin

Friday, July 06, 2012

Our series American History XX concludes today with a look at the career of Jeannette Rankin, a pioneering suffragist who was the first woman elected to the United States Congress in 1916. Jean Luckowski, professor at the University of Montana, takes a look at her remarkable—if controversial-career as a legislator.

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Jean Luckowski

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Comments [1]

Vicki Richman from Vinegar Hill, Harlem

"_International_ Workers of the World" is a redundancy. The Wobblies were the "_Industrial_ Workers of the World".

Jul. 06 2012 01:14 PM

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