Stephanie Hinnershitz is a professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Cleveland State University. She joins host Rachel Hopkin for this podcast, in which she discusses the history of the ERA, including Phyllis Schlafly’s very effective campaign against its ratification during the 1970s.


This episode of the Real Issues: Real Conversations podcast is one of a number of special episodes that Ohio Humanities is publishing during 2020 to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage in the United States. The 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, was ratified on the 18th of August of 1920.

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