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Senate Historian Discusses Upcoming Celebration Of The 19th Amendment

May 11, 2019

Senate Historian Discusses Upcoming Celebration Of The 19th Amendment

Senate Historian Betty Koed talks about the many resources her office offers journalists to help them cover current events and put their stories into a historical context. In an interview with Broadcast/Podcast team member Janice Law, she also discusses the importance of being the institutional memory of the Senate and an oral history project planned for the centennial celebration of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote. This is a two year celebration of the amendment, which was passed by Congress on June 4, 1919 and ratified on August 18, 1920.

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