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Her tireless pioneering efforts helped found the America's first civil rights movement and blazed a trail for countless others to follow.
Many remember Susan B. Anthony best for the coin bearing her likeness, but too few are aware of why she is the first woman to be honored on U.S. currency. In this inspirational program, journey back to the contentious days of the suffrage movement and discover the compelling story of the willful woman at its heart. From her work in the abolitionist movement to her celebrated arrest and trial for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election, her words and deeds come alive through riveting historical reenactments.
Join BiographyÂ® for the story of a woman who did not live to see the passing of the 19th Constitutional Amendment, although it was a victory that could not have been achieved without her.