Great speeches by women, decade by decade 1910-1970 — Part 1
I've gone through the Speakola library and found some great speeches by women, decade by decade, since 1910. This is part one which will take us through to 1970. Next installment tomorrow.
Nellie McLung, ‘Should Men Vote?’, Manitoba, 28 January 1914
This funny and cutting women’s rights speech was delivered at a mock parliament in Manitoba, Canada in 1914. The whole event was conceived to ask the intentionally provocative question, ‘Should men vote?’ with female delegates grappling with male foibles and weaknesses as they worked throu…
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