• January 28
  • Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau
  • January 28, 2020
  • Category: Lecture/Speaker

Event Details

  • January 28, 2020
  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Free


Event Description

Dr. Pam Parry, chair of Southeast’s Department of Mass Media, will discuss her upcoming new book, “Women and the Eisenhower Administration: Changing the Face of Politics” for the next Historic Tuesday Talk. The book highlights the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted equal voting rights to women, and Parry will explore the commitments President Dwight D. Eisenhower made to advancing women in government in the 1950s. Parry is the author of “Eisenhower: The Public Relations President.” She is the lead co-editor of the book series “Women in American Political History,” and currently serves on the Historians Review Board for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The Crisp Museum’s “Historic Tuesday Talk” series consists of short, informational presentations and discussion sessions, and topics may include movements, the Civil War, World War I, riverboats, railroads, socio-cultural issues, space exploration, regional history, natural resources, fossils, geology and more.