WXXI News Coverage of Celebrate 2020

WXXI News Coverage of Celebrate 2020

WXXI News Coverage of Celebrate 2020: 19th Amendment 100th Anniversary 

This year, the Susan B. Anthony Museum and House is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. 2020 also marks suffragist Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday and the 75th anniversary of the museum. WXXI News is provide coverage of important topics related to the history and current connections to Celebrate 2020

WXXI will be producing programs on radio, TV and online at wxxinews.org throughout the year to celebrate Rochester's links to the fight for women's rights.

Our coverage will include:

  • A series of television spots telling the story of New York State’s most important contributors to the women’s rights movement
  • National programming from PBS commemorating trailblazers who fought for women’s suffrage in the US
  • Locally produced radio spots focusing on the women who fought for the vote and transformed modern history
  • Connections with Evan Dawson will tackle a number of topics central to 2020 bringing an array of local experts and community leaders together
  • The WXXI News team will be reporting on all the regional activity as well as creating feature stories delving into Rochester’s links to 2020
  • WXXI is planning on several select screenings and discussions at the Little Theatre


See more programming at WXXI's Celebrate 2020 website 

Celebrate 2020 is made possible with additional support from: