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History 605: S1, Ep 16, 'Equality at the Ballot Box'

This podcast is produced by the South Dakota State Historical Society. To support the state historical society, contact the foundation at (605) 773-6346

As we hear much about voting rights in the news, it's worth looking back at how women got the vote in the northern Plains.

In this episode of History 605, we talk to historians Molly P. Rozum and Lori Ann Lahlum about their book, Equality at the Ballot Box. The book discusses how women's voting rights came about in North and South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. The fascinating people and complicated politics of the era provide some wisdom for us today.

The book is published by the South Dakota Historical Society Press and can be found here.