American Experience

Chapter 1 | The Vote, Part 2

Clip: Season 32 Episode 10 | 9m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

Part Two examines the mounting dispute over strategy and tactics, and reveals how the pervasive racism of the time, particularly in the South, impacted women's fight for the vote.

Aired: 07/06/20

Rating: NR

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On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.

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