The last in a series of six episodes on important women in American history presented by historian Gerda Lerner. This episode is on Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard's (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) temperance movement -- a political school for women. Lerner puts the temperance movement into perspective and explains why women were so attracted to the temperance movement.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.