Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Today In History

On this date in 1917, 41 suffragists were arrested when picketing outside the White House. According to http://www.suffragist.com/, some, including Paul and Lucy Burns, go on a hunger strike while in jail. Of course, their militancy earns them sympathy from some and disdain from others.

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