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Louise Bernikow

Louise Bernikow

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. 

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“Suffragette,” With Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep: A Band of Sisters Coming to a Theater Near You

“Suffragette,” With Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep: A Band of Sisters Coming to a Theater Near You

October 14, 2015

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 »

The Deep Black Hole of Women’s History

The Deep Black Hole of Women’s History

September 19, 2011

"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 »