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October 17, 2008

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Marina

Thanks for coming and enlightening us with the facts Zoe! You rock.

Erin H.

Hello Zoe- I am one of the WSSA members and was at the film screening last night. I want to say, first of all, thank you dearly for coming out and speaking with us. I know that the parking situation on campus is un-encouraging, and it was quite a late night. It is clear, in hearing you speak, that you are completely enthralled in Alice Paul's story, and the women's movement in general. It was nice to be around such activist, feminist enthusiasm (as i must say it is quite contagious). As far as your alternate universe experience, I wonder if you think that everybody in the room viewed the film as nothing more than an artful endeavor. Certainly there were a variety of thoughts on the film in the room that were not represented by some of the guest comments. We really hope that you enjoyed speaking to/with some of our students last night as i am sure many of the points you addressed in your talk will be ringing in their heads now. Have a beautiful day and thanks again for all of your efforts (from last night, and of course in your life-long feminist struggle.)

Virginia Harris

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