McHistory: Illinois' First Female State Senator | WGLT

McHistory: Illinois' First Female State Senator

Jul 25, 2019

In the decade after women's suffrage, leaders of the female empowerment movement were eager to become more involved in governmental affairs.

This episode of McHistory honors Illinois' first female state senator, and the inspiration for the McLean County League of Women Voters.

WGLT's Mary Cullen produced this episode of McHistory, featuring Bill Kemp and Candace Summers of the McLean County Museum of History.

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