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“American Experience: The Vote” / Local Leaders on Women Winning Voting Rights

July 3, 2020 – As part of an online preview screening this week of the PBS program “American Experience: The Vote,” correspondent Megan Kamerick led a conversation about the history of women’s suffrage in New Mexico. Here, NMiF excerpts a portion of that discussion, which can be seen in its entirety on Facebook. Kamerick is hosting a new podcast series on the topic.  More information on both the national program (airing July 6 and 7 on NMPBS at 8 p.m.) and the local podcast can be found here

Correspondent: Megan Kamerick 

Dr. Sylvia Ramos Cruz, women’s suffrage historian 
Martha Burk, political psychologist and author of “Your Voice, Your Vote” 
Pamelya Herndon, attorney and CEO of the KWH Law Center for Social Justice and Change 
Meredith R. Machen, director, League of Women Voters of New Mexico