Author Talk

Saturday, March 14, 2:30 p.m.

Acton Memorial Library celebrates the Women’s Suffrage Centennial with a talk from Tina Cassidy, author of Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?: Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote. Cassidy’s latest work examines the complex relationship between suffragist Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson, revealing the life-risking measures that Paul and her supporters endured to gain voting rights for American women.

Tina Cassidy is an acclaimed author and journalist. She spent most of her career as a reporter and editor at the Boston Globe, where she covered a variety of topics, including business, politics, and fashion. Cassidy is also the author of Jackie After O: One Remarkable Year When Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Defied Expectations and Rediscovered Her Dreams and Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born. 

The Silver Unicorn will provide copies of the book for purchase. Cash, check, and cards accepted. Cassidy will be available to sign books after the event.

Poster for author talk shows book cover and author portrait

Event is free and open to the public.