Come Celebrate 100 Years of Women Voting and How It Opened the Gates for Women’s Economic, Political and Social Power
When: June 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Where: The Newseum, Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater
555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001
Free and open to the public. Registration is required.

The Newseum marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed all American women the right to vote, with a conversation featuring today’s top political journalists.

The program will also celebrate women journalists of the era who leveraged their work to support women gaining the right to vote, including Miriam Michelson, a revolutionary journalist and best-selling feminist novelist who played a pivotal role in the effort. The new book, “The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson,” edited with an introduction by LoCelebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage @ Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theaterri Harrison-Kahan and foreword by Joan Michelson, Miriam’s great-great niece, is the first collection of newspaper articles and fiction written by Miriam Michelson.

Panelists

Lori Harrison-Kahan Anna Palmer Shawna Thomas Joan Michelson
Lori Harrison-Kahan Anna Palmer Shawna Thomas Joan Michelson
  • Lori Harrison-Kahan, a professor in the English Department at Boston College and editor of “The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson;”
  • Anna Palmer, Playbook co-author and Women Rule Editorial Director, POLITICO;
  • Shawna Thomas, Washington D.C. bureau chief, VICE News;
  • Joan Michelson, journalist and great-great niece of Miriam Michelson, will moderate the conversation. Michelson is the host of the podcast “Green Connections Radio” and writes for Forbes.

A book signing will follow the program.

This event is sold out. Please come to hear us at the Women’s Summit in McLean, VA on Saturday, June 29th, which you can find here.

 

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