The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote
September 10, 2019 | NH Institute of Politics
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP) presents a special Bookmark Series event featuring author Elaine Weiss on September 10, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Hailed as a "riveting, nail-biting political thriller" with powerful parallels to today's political environment, Weiss' new book, The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote has won glowing reviews from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, and others. The Woman's Hour also won the American Bar Association's highest honor, the 2019 Silver Gavel Award.
Steven Spielberg's production company Amblin Entertainment has optioned the book for adaptation, with Hillary Rodham Clinton serving as the executive producer.
Weiss has given talks on The Woman's Hour and the woman suffrage movement at many venues, including the Library of Congress, the National Archives, and the New York Historical Society.
Elaine Weiss is a Baltimore-based journalist and author, whose feature writing has been recognized with prizes from the Society of Professional Journalists. Her byline has appeared in many national publications, as well as in reports for National Public Radio. Her first book, Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army in the Great War, was excerpted in Smithsonian Magazine online and featured on C-Span.
Date/TimeSeptember 10, 2019 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM