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Heritage Avon Lake...HAL PRESENTS   Madam President: The Story of Victoria Woodhull

Writer/researcher is Kelly Boyer Sagert and performer is Bette Lou Higgins - Eden Valley Enterprises. Find out about the first women to run for President in 1872. Victoria Woodhull ran on a platform of suffrage for an 8-hour workday (including women), minority representation in Congress, and public housing for the poor. Radical ideas in 1870's. Her story is one of adversity and optimism. A rag-to-riches story of a woman from a rural town in Ohio.