Looking back at the days before women could vote.
Elaine Showalter discusses the fascinating career of poet and feminist activist Julia Ward Howe. Living into her nineties, from the slavery era into the twentieth century, Howe penned the most famous war anthem of all time before becoming a feminist advocate for peace and international solidarity.
Check out Showalter’s book, The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe.
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