Ken Burns Argues How One Vote Can Change History

Harnessing the power of its new Democratic majority, the Virginia legislature is poised to vote this week to become the 38th of the 38 states needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which would make women’s rights explicit in the Constitution. In the video Op-Ed above, the filmmaker Ken Burns compares this historic moment with the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote 100 years ago.

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