Louise Bernikow is the author of nine books, including Among Women and The World Split Open, and innumerable articles in print and on the web. A WMC SheSource expert on the suffrage movement, she is working on a book about the “Milliners and Millionaires” in New York City who led the way to victory in 1917.
With Hillary’s Nomination, Lots of Interest in Suffrage Movement, But Did Media Get the Facts Right?
Media outlets that invoke white-clad suffragists as shorthand for a long, sprawling movement often show a simplistic view of women's history. Author Louise Bernikow offers a cheat sheet on the women's suffrage movement for journalists and others. More »
The new film, about a working-class woman in the British suffrage movement, opens in the U.S. next week. Can it open the doors for more movies about women's political stories? More »
"History Detectives" on PBS will feature a "Votes for Women" segment in which author Louise Bernikow helps the crew unearth the origins of an early 20th century purple and gold banner. Her experience provoked the following thoughts about women's history, the media and where we are now. More »