The Margaret Chase Smith Library will use the occasion of the centennial of the suffrage movement to assess where women have come from in the political sphere -- a time when females during Margaret's life did not have the right to vote -- to where they are today, still knocking on the door of the presidency, a challenge which Senator Smith took on in 1964. Speakers will provided historical perspective and current updates on efforts to integrate women more fully into political participation and elected office.
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Earlier Event: October 17Voting Down the Rose: Maine's Fight for Woman Suffrage
Later Event: October 19Voting Down the Rose: Florence Brooks Whitehouse and Maine's Fight for Woman Suffrage