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When Political Women Wear White – Time, Washington Post, New York Times, CNN

What the act is meant to symbolize

Era: Post-Suffrage Era, Suffrage Era | Media: Magazines, Newspapers, Television, Web-based

The decision of Democratic US congresswomen to don white for the State of the Union address February 5, 2019 occasioned stories about the color’s symbolism, notably in the Washington Post, the New York Times, and Time. CNN took up the topic in 2017 in this opinion piece by Louise Bernikow. 


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