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Trailblazing women in politics free documentary preview
March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The goal of the documentary is to tell the stories of notable women in Ohio electoral politics. Each blazed a trail for women/women of color in elective office. “Their unique, lived experiences are fascinating history,” Miller said. “It’s our honor to illuminate their struggles and triumphs for a multi-generational audience.”
The schedule includes:
March 1 – Columbus Metropolitan Library Auditorium, 7 p.m.
March 2 – Maumee Indoor Theatre, 7 p.m.
March 7 – The Athena Cinema, Athens, 7 p.m.
March 11 – Cleveland History Center, 1 p.m.
March 14 – Walnut Hills Library Branch, Cincinnati, Noon
March 16 – Dayton Metro Library, Eichelberger Forum, 7 p.m.
March 21 – Union Theater, Bowen-Thompson Student Union,
Bowling Green State University, 7 p.m.
March 28 – Akron-Summit County Public Library, 6:30 p.m.
The public is invited to watch the hour-long documentary, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Bowling Green State University Political Science Professor Melissa K. Miller, an expert on American politics.
Initial funding for the project was provided by Dr. Maribeth S. and Martin E. Rahe. Additional financial support was provided by the Ohio History Fund, a grant program of the Ohio History Connection; Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Office of the President of Bowling Green State University (BGSU); and BGSU’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship.
WBGU-PBS is a PBS affiliate and partner of Bowling Green State University serving a 19-county region with award-winning programming and educational resources. For more information, visit www.wbgu.org or call 614.836.3845.
Trailblazing Women in Ohio Politics is funded in part by the Ohio History Fund, a grant program of the Ohio History Connection. Your donations to the Ohio History Fund make this program possible. www.ohiohistory.org/historyfund.
This program is made possible in part by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Website link: https://bit.ly/3y9y8A7