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Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am

Women and voting

 

Celebrating Women’s History Month, the American Association of University Women and University of Illinois at Springfield History Department present a roundtable of historians, elected officials and political scientists to discuss women’s right to vote and the challenges facing or faced by female candidates. Participants include Naomi Lynn, former UIS chancellor; Holly Kent, UIS history professor; Illinois House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie; Joan Walters, state budget director during the Edgar administration; state Rep. Kay Hatcher and more. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Executive Director Eileen Mackevich will moderate. This is a free event but reservations must be made by phone or at www.presidentlincoln.illinois.gov.

Women and the Right to Vote: Does It Matter
Thursday, March 27, 6:30-8:30pm
Union Theater
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
212 N. Sixth St.
217-558-8934
Free, registration required

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