Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Tuesday, August 18, 2020.
In Martha Jones’ second time at Chautauqua this season, she discusses the Nineteenth Amendment.
Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and professor of history at The Johns Hopkins University, and a legal and cultural historian. In a week exploring how the history of the Constitution impacts contemporary American society, Jones will discuss the rare few times the Constitution has been amended.
This program is made possible by the Edward L. Anderson Jr. Foundation, Inc.
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