Western Reserve Public Media Specials

The Battle for the Right to Vote

Special | 26m 49s

Nearly a century ago in Northeast Ohio, both women and men fought for women’s right to vote. This half-hour local production explores moments in Akron and Cleveland history that fueled this battle. Examples include Sojourner Truth’s famous “Ain’t I a Woman” speech and Belle Sherwin’s participation in the suffrage movement.

Aired: 04/18/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?