Sunday, September 14, 2008

Tribute to Women Who Fought for Our Right to Vote

I frequently ask young women how long they believe that females have been able to vote in the United States.

Most all are shocked to learn that it's been only since 1920 ... and few realize the hardships, sacrifices, imprisonment, and defamation these courageous and strong 'suffragettes' endured.

HBO has done an outstanding job in bringing to the screen Iron Jawed Angels ... so named for their iron will against being forced to eat while enprisoned.