WXXI Documentaries

Crucible of Freedom

Special | 26m 24s  | Video has closed captioning.

In the middle of the 19th century, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony launched a woman's rights movement that was to change the world. This documentary describes how the interplay of events of the time - evangelical Christianity, the anti-slavery movement and even the opening of the Erie Canal - gave rise to the women's movement.

Aired: 11/07/99

Rating: NR

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