She Resisted explores the final decade of the women’s suffrage movement through its most powerful images, brought to life with color for the first time. Live through the epic 1913 Washington, D.C. procession, in which thousands of women took to the streets to demand their right to the franchise; thrill at Ida B. Wells’s successful voter registration drive; and admire suffragists’ commitment.
Virginia recently became the latest state to ratify a constitutional amendment that the country has been fighting about for nearly 100 years since it was first proposed by Alice Paul and other women's suffragists. Has the United States reached a tipping point in the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment?
A veteran of the suffrage wars, Harriot Stanton Blatch organized labor activists, spoke to crowds of voting men and lobbied Albany for a suffrage bill.
While studying in London, Alice Paul joined the 'suffragettes'. In the summer of 1909, she and 111 other suffragettes were arrested. In jail, she declared herself a political prisoner, refused nourishment and was force fed twice daily — some fifty-five times.
As president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Carrie Chapman Catt devised a diplomatic plan. They would continue state-by-state campaigns, but the goal was to amend the U.S. Constitution.
One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote.
Meteorologist Tetsuya Theodore “Ted” Fujita spent ten months studying the outbreak’s aftermath in the most extensive aerial tornado study ever conducted, and through detailed mapping and leaps of scientific imagination, made a series of meteorological breakthroughs.
In April 1974, an unprecedented U.S. weather event spanned the Midwest and South and resulted in 315 deaths, over 5,000 injuries and millions of dollars in property damage.
Ted Fujita was a Japanese-American engineer turned meteorologist. In 1971, he introduced the “Fujita Scale”, a six-point scale to classify degrees of tornado intensity.
The remarkable story of the Ted Fujita, whose groundbreaking work in research and applied science saved thousands of lives and helped Americans prepare for and respond to dangerous weather phenomena.
Part Two opens with the ensuing war in Iraq and continues through Bush’s second term, as the president confronts the devastating impact of Hurricane Katrina and the most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression.
The life and presidency of George W. Bush, from his unorthodox road to the presidency to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the myriad of challenges he faced over his two terms, from the war in Iraq to the 2008 financial crisis.
President Bush's cabinet included Donald Rumsfeld, who brought with him a coterie of advisors known as “neoconservatives,” and moderates such as General Colin Powell and Condoleeza Rice. “I don’t think President Bush intentionally went for a team of rivals,” deputy chief of staff
Joshua Bolten said. “I think he went for a team of strong members and if that meant they were rivals, so be it.”