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The History Behind American Voting Rights and the Attempts to Expand Voting Rights

Women's Suffage office in Cleveland.
Library of Congress
Woman suffrage headquarters in Cleveland, 1912

The desire for American citizens to have voting rights goes as far back as the Revolutionary War and extends into more modern U.S History from the 19th amendment to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Today, we will take a look into the history of voting rights and the current debates that surround expanding voting laws. 


This show originally aired on February 29, 2016 at 11 a.m.