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The burn vote

Book by Chris Cragin-Day, Music & Lyrics by Don & Lori Chaffer


The 19th amendment (granting women the right to vote) has been ratified in 35 states. One more makes it official, the perfect 36. When Tennessee state legislature calls a vote in the summer of 1920, it’s tied up. It all comes down to one 23-year-old legislator (the youngest in Tennessee history), Harry T. Burn. On the legislature floor, he opens up a letter from his mother…


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River & Rail, Knoxville, 2019

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