Maine Women's History

Apr 4, 2017

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We examine the role of Maine women in the fight for social change – from voting rights to issues in today’s headlines.  We’ll also discuss the experience of Franco-American women in the state and hear from an organizer trying to revive the Equal Rights Amendment. 

Guests: Rhea Cote Robbins, Director of the Franco-American Women's Institute

Eliza Townsend, Executive Director of the Maine Women's Lobby.

Anne B. Gass, author of Voting Down the Rose: Florence Brooks Whitehouse and Maine's Fight for Woman Suffrage.