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In Aug 1920, Febb E Burn flipped her son Harry's vote with a few short words: "be a good boy" & "vote for suffrage." His vote was crucial: #Tennessee was the last state where women had hope of picking up the crucial 36th vote for ratification of the 19th Amendment. ⭐️ #VOTE ⭐️ Image
For 72 yrs, women lobbied & agitated for the vote. In 1917, "militant" activists led by Alice Paul organized the 1st White House picket. It lasted months in all weather. Wilson had Paul & dozens others jailed in conditions so abysmal they went on a hunger strike. ⭐️ #VOTE Image
Mother: Check out Alice Paul, PhD. #JerseyGirl. #Quaker. Led the "militant" wing of the #suffrage movement. Stood on soapboxes & gave bossy speeches. Brought the 72-!!!-year fight for the #vote to victory, then wrote the ERA, still unratified 97!!! years later. @janpurcell2
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OK, since I've pretty much finished 80% of the content on #Netflix, #PrimeVideo and #DisneyPlus (4 kids), I figured I'd take a break to share my all-time favorite movies about #publicrelations and #journalism. I hope it proves a worthy #bingewatch for you ...
Top 20 in reverse order, starting with No. 20 ...
#PhoneBooth (2003). An arrogant #PR guy spends an entire movie in a phone booth. Yes, I know there's no such thing as phone booths anymore. But if you're in PR and you're feeling a little claustrophobic these days, you'll relate.
19. #TheWizardofOz (1939). This foursome trudges all the way to Oz, kills the witch on wizard's orders, then finds out the wizard is a fraud. Somehow he recovers from this potentially career-ending discovery by giving his visitors a handful of trinkets and a speech. That's #PR.
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