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The women's suffragist movement / Susan Rennie

Episode Title:
The women's suffragist movement / Susan Rennie
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PRA Archive #: 
KZ0041
Description: 

Feminist historian and co-editor of "The new woman's survival catalog," Susan Rennie talks about the suffragist movement with Helene Rosenbluth and Annette Hunt. Rennie discusses the early feminists, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others...their efforts and accomplishments from 1848 to 1919. She speaks about the general opposition from the Church, and the linking of the feminists with the Temperance Movement. (Money was poured into the coffers of the opposition by liquor manufacturers for fear the women would vote Temperance.) Rennie claims the "abolitionists sold women out," first using their hard efforts and then excluding them from victory - only male Negroes were granted freedom. The tape ends with a discussion of the factions within the movement, the thirty-year pause in the struggle, and the backlash of the middle class in the popularization of Freud, which defined a woman's search of a wider identity as penis envy, and those who refused to accept predominating roles as castrating females. Produced by Helene Rosenbluth, Annette Hunt, and Mari Elena Vandevier.

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Date Recorded on: 
July or August 1976
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, Aug. 26, 1976.
Item duration: 
1 reel (55 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Role: 
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Role: 
Producer
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1976
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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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.



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