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Friday, July 31, 2020 12:00PM - Friday, August 14, 2020 12:00PM
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Date

Friday, August 14, 2020 12:00PM

Title

These Things Can Be Done

Description

These Things Can Be Done movie posterThis month the U.S. will celebrate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote.  “These Things Can Be Done,” a new documentary that explores the often-overlooked narrative of women’s suffrage in Virginia, premieres on VPM on August 13. Learn more about the film and watch the trailer at SuffrageFilm.com

Watch the premiere, then join the historians featured in the film the following day in a live panel discussion. They will share their insights on this pivotal moment in Virginia’s history and take your questions as part of this virtual discussion.

To participate in the virtual panel discussion, join the livestream on YouTube or Facebook  at noon on Friday August 14. 

 

Speakers:

Barbara Batson, Library of Virginia

Ajena Rogers, Maggie Walker National Historic Site

Dr. Karen Sherry, Virginia Museum of History & Culture

Dr. Sandra Treadway, Library of Virginia

Christina Vida, The Valentine

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