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Live Performance: The Suffragist - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

Cornelia Beach, a Louisville teacher at the Neighborhood House, decides to join the fight for women’s suffrage in 1917 at the invitation of Doris Stevens, a National Women’s Party leader. Facing certain arrest, she amkes the journey to Washington DC to picket the White House with banner in hand to echo the famous words, “President Wilson, how long must women wait for liberty?”