Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Albany, NY 12207

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New York State Archives Partnership Trust 

The Woman's Hour has Struck: Winning the Vote 

Elaine Weiss, award-winning journalist and author of The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, will narrate the nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Albany Hilton | Albany, NY
5:30 P.M. Reception, Dinner and Keynote Address

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Cost: $100
Purchase tickets online or call LWV offices at (518) 465-4162.

In conjunction with the League’s 58th Biennial Convention, the League of Women Voters of New York State and the New York Archives Magazine Speaker Series are proud co-sponsors of Weiss’s inspiring story of activists winning their own freedom in one of the greatest civil rights campaigns in our nation’s history.

About the speaker: Elaine Weiss is an award-winning journalist and writer whose feature writing has been recognized with prizes from the Society of Professional Journalists, and her by-line has appeared in The Atlantic, Harper’s, New York Times, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, as well as reports and documentaries for National Public Radio and Voice of America. She has been a frequent correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor. Her long-form writing garnered a Pushcart Prize “Editor’s Choice” award, and she is a proud MacDowell Colony Fellow. Elaine holds a graduate degree from the Medill School of Journalism of Northwestern University. She has worked as a Washington correspondent, congressional aide and speechwriter, magazine editor, and university journalism instructor.