Classic Episode: A Controversial Woman

Who really was Susan B. Anthony, figurehead of American women's suffrage? In celebration of her birthday, Cristen and Caroline explore Anthony's fascinating biography and the less well-known, controversial aspects of her singleminded crusade for the women's vote.

Episode sources:

"Susan B. Anthony" by American Experience. PBS.

"Biography of Susan B. Anthony." National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House.

"Legal Strategies of Susan B. Anthony." PBS.

"Susan B. Anthony is convicted for casting a ballot" by Deborah Enix-Ross. Nov. 01, 2013. American Bar Association Journal.

"Black Women & the Suffrage Movement." Landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement. Wesleyan University.

"Rights For Women -- The Suffrage Movement and Its Leaders." The National Women's History Museum.

"Susan B. Anthony, against abortion?" by Tracy Clark-Flory. Oct. 06, 2006. Salon.

"Was Susan B. Anthony "Pro Life"?" by Lauren Feeney. Sept. 21, 2012. Moyers & Company.

Academic insights:

"Beneath the Suffrage Narrative" by Grace Farrell. 2006. Canadian Review of American Studies.

Topics in this Podcast: suffrage, temperance, susan b anthony, suffragists, women's rights, abolition, women's history, feminism