Lucy Burns

Lucy Burns (July 28, 1879 – December 22, 1966) was an American suffragist and women's rights advocate. She was a passionate activist in the United States and in the United Kingdom. Burns was a close friend of Alice Paul, and together they ultimately formed the National Woman's Party.

Read more about Lucy BurnsEarly Life and Education, Early Activism, National American Women Suffrage Association, Congressional Union, National Woman's Party, Life in Jail, Final Push For Suffrage, Iron Jawed Angels

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Lucy Burns - Iron Jawed Angels
... In 2004, HBO Films broadcast Iron Jawed Angels, chronicling the struggle of Lucy Burns, Alice Paul, and other suffragists ... Burns was portrayed by Australian actress Frances O'Connor ...

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