The Equal Rights Amendment, proposed nearly 100 years ago, sparked debate from its very beginning, even among many of the women who had worked together for suffrage.

In partnership with American Experience

From Women’s Suffrage to the ERA, a Century-Long Push for Equality

Producer: Sarah Weiser
Editor: Heru Muharrar
The Equal Rights Amendment was finally passed by Congress in 1972, and within a year 30 of the 38 states needed had ratified it. In January, Virginia became the latest state to ratify. Immediately, there were challenges. Released in collaboration with PBS, American Experience, we tell the story of the long – and continuing – path to passage.
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