Extending the 2020 suffrage centennial into 2021, plus impt. news notes!

2020 SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL EXTENDED INTO 2021 (NWHA announcement)

PBS STREAMING “THE VOTE” DOCUMENTARY

“American Experience” from PBS is streaming “The Vote” on its web site. If you haven’t seen this classic documentary, do so. It’s a way to put the early women’s rights movement into perspective.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SOUGHT FOR ANTHONY/STANTON FILM

Knight Quest Entertainment is seeking an executive producer for the screenplay Stanton & Anthony so it can be turned into a feature film. Contact producer Helise Stamos at Knight Quest Entertainment, 518-409-7148.


The women’s statue at Central Park in NYC is creating considerable attention since its installation in August of 2020. Check the web site to stay up to date with the news.

NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY ALLIANCE HAS NEW PUBLICATION

The National Women’s History Alliance has announced a new publication, 2021 Women’s History Magazine that will be published the end of January 2021. The NWHA is encouraging advocates to become “Partners” and/or to advertise in the next issue.

STORIES AND LEGENDS PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN FAMILY LIFE…

Even if family stories and legends later prove to be exaggerated or incorrect, they play a valuable part in a personal and collective legacy. “An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights” (SUNY Press, June 2021 release) features Bess, a childhood friend of Edna Buckman Kearns who has her own ideas about what constitutes a young woman’s freedom. Bess subscribes to the views of activist Emma Goldman, who like Bess, doesn’t believe in marriage. PBS “American Experience” is streaming Goldman’s life story at the present time.

CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY WITH A TEA-RELATED EVENT DURING JANUARY 2021, HOT TEA MONTH

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