Susan B. Anthony: Rebel for the Cause

Sep 28, 1995 on fyi, at 8:00 PM

Summary

For over half a century, she endured threats and ridicule in her tireless quest for reform. She did not live to see the victory she helped bring about. Susan B. Anthony earned her place in history as an unstoppable crusader for woman's suffrage, help... (more)ing found America's first major civil rights movement. BIOGRAPHY revisits her inspiring life, from her childhood in Massachusetts to cutting her teeth in activism as an anti-slavery crusader. But it was not until after the Civil War that she really began to make a name for herself, forming the National Women's Suffrage Association with Elizabeth Stanton. She would devote the rest of her life to the cause. Here, dramatic re-enactments bring the pivotal moments of her crusade to life including her 1872 arrest for daring to vote while historians reflect on her vital legacy. Relive one of the most influential and important campaigns in American history, and explore the drive and devotion of the remarkable woman at its head.

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