'And Nothing Less: The Untold Stories of Women's Fight for the Vote'

Aug 21, 2020

"And Nothing Less with Rosario Dawson and Retta"
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Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less.

In the centennial year of the 19th Amendment, Rosario Dawson and Retta guide us through the fight for women’s voting rights, a history that resonates now more than ever.

"Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less.” Written by suffragists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, women’s rights activists used this rallying cry to demand voting equality. But the suffrage movement included far more voices and perspectives than these two well-known names: throughout the fight for women’s right to vote, generations of diverse activists demanded full access to the ballot box. Hosts Rosario Dawson and Retta guide us through this hour-long special, bringing us the stories we didn’t learn in our history books.

Portrait Monument to Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. Sculpture by Adelaide Johnson - Located at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda
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"And Nothing Less" is a production of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, the National Park Service, and PRX. This hour is an adaptation of the official podcast commemorating 100 years of the 19th Amendment and women's constitutional right to vote. Listen Sunday, August 23 at 7 p.m. on WRVO, on-air and online.