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Suffragents Talk: Greater Astoria Historical Society
February 5, 2018 –
Brooke talks about the Suffragents at the Greater Astoria Historical Society.
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unCommon Salon at the Research Commons/ NYU Bobst Library: That Time When Men Really Stepped Up for a Woman's CauseunCommon Salon at the Research Commons/ NYU Bobst Library: That Time When Men Really Stepped Up for a Woman's Cause
February 21, 2018 –
Book talk on the Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote
That Time When Men Really Stepped Up for a Women's Cause
Brooke Kroeger | New York University
Brooke Kroeger's The Suffragents is the untold story of how some of New York’s most powerful men formed the Men’s League for Woman Suffrage, which grew between 1909 and 1917 from 150 founding members into a force of thousands across thirty-five states. Brooke Kroeger explores the formation of the League and the men who instigated it to involve themselves with the suffrage campaign: what they did at the behest of the movement’s female leadership, why they did it, and why it matters today.
Brooke Kroeger is a journalist, author of five books, a professor of journalism at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and director of its MA unit, Global and Joint Program Studies, which she founded in 2007. The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, is her latest.
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The Suffragents won the Gold Medal in US History in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards and was a finalist for the 2018 Sally and Morris Lasky Prize, presented by the Center for Political History at Lebanon Valley College. Brooke’s “Summer Camp Newsletters” (with photos and often video) and Facebook posts from book-related appearances. Reviews, notices, and articles about her books under their titles here. National History Day contestants, please read this.
Next up: 2019: UCLA Law Conference on Food and Animal Rights: February 23. Scarsdale Women’s Club, March 13. National Women’s Republican Club, May 15.