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.

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... 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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