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Laura Mayhall, associate professor of history, was quoted in an Oct. 8 New York Times article about the film Suffragette and the methods of British suffragettes in the early 20th century.

“This movement was most upsetting to the powers that be because of its classlessness,” says Meryl Streep

From: New York Times
Date: Oct. 8, 2015
Author: Linda Kinstler

“They don’t want to destroy the state, they want to be part of the state. What they’re agitating for is inclusion,” said Laura Mayhall, a historian of the militant suffrage movement.

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