Film, Video Social Movement Changing America: Legacies of the 19th Amendment
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- Social Movement Changing America: Legacies of the 19th Amendment
- An event celebrating Law Day 2020, "Social Movement Changing America: The Legacies of the 19th Amendment," was jointly hosted by the Law Library of Congress and the American Bar Association. Law Day is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law and an opportunity to understand how law and the legal process protect liberty and promote justice. This year's Law Day theme--"Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100"--dovetails with the Library's exhibition, "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote," which celebrates the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Kimberly Adams moderated a panel discussion featuring Martha S. Jones, Thomas Saenz and Julie Suk.
- Event Date
- April 30, 2020
- - Kimberly Atkins is senior news correspondent for WBUR-Boston and a contributor to MSNBC.
- - Martha S. Jones is Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and professor of history at Johns Hopkins University.
- - Thomas Saenz is president of and general counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
- - Julie Suk is dean and professor of sociology at the City University of New York Graduate Center.
- Related Resources
- Law Day 2020 Event Program (PDF): https://www.loc.gov/law/learning/thumbnail-posters/2020%20Law%20Day%20Public%20Program%20Booklet%20042220.pdf
- Running Time
- 1 hours, 7 minutes, 17 seconds
- Online Format
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