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Suffragettes
     

The Suffragettes

 
This documentary relays the history of the suffragettes, the preeminent women's rights group to arise in late 19th century Great Britain. At the center of it all stood Emmeline Pankhurst, who traveled to inordinate lengths to secure enfranchisement for British women and landed in prison on more than a handful of occasions. Using Pankhurst as a focal point, the program

Overview

This documentary relays the history of the suffragettes, the preeminent women's rights group to arise in late 19th century Great Britain. At the center of it all stood Emmeline Pankhurst, who traveled to inordinate lengths to secure enfranchisement for British women and landed in prison on more than a handful of occasions. Using Pankhurst as a focal point, the program explores the movement's comprehensive history, concluding with the pivotal year of 1928, in which Pankhurst died - and English women finally attained voting rights.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/27/2008
UPC:
0032031717893
Rating:
NR
Source:
Kultur Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[B&W, Color]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
82,425

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Suffragettes
1. Introduction [1:38]
2. Press Cuttings by Bernard Shaw [4:01]
3. Women's Social and Political Union [4:12]
4. Suffragettes Protest in London [5:36]
5. First Arrests [3:16]
6. Denial of the Women's Suffrage Bill [3:00]
7. Political Prisoners [4:08]
8. The Hunger Strike [3:05]
9. Black Friday [1:50]
10. Militant Action of the Movement [7:12]
11. The Cat and Mouse Act [7:22]
12. The Contribution of Women in WWI [1:28]
13. The Right to Vote Is Won [2:44]
14. Credits [2:38]

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