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Iron Jawed Angels (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | History  -  15 February 2004 (USA)
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Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.

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Harriot Blatch
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Lucy Burns
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Reverend Anna Howard Shaw
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Mabel Vernon
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Ida Wells-Barnett
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Emily Leighton
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Nancy Barkin
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Alice Paul and the women of the 1917 Women's Suffrage movement fight for future generations right to vote and run for office. Sacrificing their health, marriages and the limited amount of freedom they had, women were imprisoned and force fed after picketing and hunger-striking against war-time president, Woodrow Wilson; but survived to see the results of their efforts. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Alice Paul - Der Weg ins Licht  »

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For the hunger strike scenes Hilary Swank chose to eat very little and shed several pounds. See more »

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Hillary Swank (Alice Paul) is drinking from a Jeannette and Herringbone clear iris cup. Although the company existed in 1898, the clear cups weren't introduced until 1928. See more »

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Dr. White: You refuse to eat. Can you tell me why?
Alice Paul: The hunger strike was a tradition in Old Ireland. You starve yourself on someone's doorstep until restitution is made. And justice is done.
Dr. White: Doesn't sound like a very effective method.
Alice Paul: A stinking corpse on your doorstep? What will the neighbours say?
Dr. White: So you stand on the president's doorstep. He's treated you very badly, hasen't he?
Alice Paul: It's the law that treats women badly.
Dr. White: But you picketed President Wilson, he's the one that put you here.
Alice Paul: We picketed the ...
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If you are looking for History, this is not it.
29 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There may be history somewhere in this made for TV movie, but many of the facts that you can independently verify are false or misleading. It appears more to be just a story of how someone wishes to remember the struggle for women's suffrage.

It is particularly inaccurate with it's drumbeat against the Republicans of the time. The 19th amendment passed against fierce Democratic opposition. The vote in the House where the Republicans controlled 240 vs 192 was 304 for, 89 against. The vote in the Senate was 56(R-36, D-20) for, 25 against (R-8, D-17).

The states that ratified the amendment were virtually all Republican. Almost no Democratic states ratified it.

One of the reasons that Teddy Roosevelt was defeated by Wilson was that TR and his party had adopted Women's Suffrage as a plank. It is also why Republicans steadily took seats in both houses during the battle.


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