Event Detail

Nov
20
Wednesday
Nov
20
Wed
The Life and Times of Jeannette RankinEducation :: Lecture also Art :: Book Signing
The Life and Times of Jeannette Rankin
12:00 PM
Missoula Public Library
Description:
“Introducing the Jeannette You May Not Know: The Life and Times of Jeannette Rankin” is a free public lecture and discussion with James Lopach and Jean Luckowski, authors of the book “Jeannette Rankin: A Political Woman.” The lecture is sponsored by the League of Women Voters Missoula and the Jeannette Rankin Peace Center. Jeannette Rankin, born and raised in Missoula, was a force for for women’s rights not only in Montana, but across the nation, working as a suffragist nationally and in 12 other states. Rankin was the first woman elected to the US Congress, where she voted against US entry into WW1. In her second Congressional term, she voted against US entry into WW2. In her later life, Rankin led a peace march against the Viet Nam War. What forces in her life and in the times led her to become such a strong leader for women and peace? The League of Women Voters Missoula and the Jeannette Rankin Peace Center invite you to come to this free presentation.
Age Group: 18+
Venue: Missoula Public Library
Address: 301 East Main Missoula, Montana 59802
Phone: 4062740878

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