Jean H. Baker

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Jean H. Baker, author of Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography (W. W. Norton 2008) and a professor of history at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. Her two latest books include: Sisters: The Lives of America's Suffragists, and the recently published Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion.

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October 2002

November/December 2004

Winter 2010

In 1917, fed up with the inaction of conservative suffragists, Alice Paul decided on the unorthodox strategy of pressuring the president directly