JUPITER, FLORIDA, FEBRUARY 22–In his wonderful book, “Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend,” James Hirsch frequently quotes the “Say Hey” kid saying something other than “Hey!” “There’s something in the air, “ a beaming Willie would say each February at the start of Spring Training.Read More »
On August 18, 1920, thirty-year-old Tennessee State Representative Joseph Hanover walked through the lobby of The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville to be greeted by cheers and jeers. Joe Hanover had become the nation’s leading male voice in the fight for woman suffrage. The most powerful forces in Tennessee opposed him. But Joe Hanover, a Polish immigrant, was not going to back away from the fight. He asked, “Why can’t Mother vote?” And then he set about to take care of the unfinished business of Democracy.
In his latest book, Bill tells the inspirational story of this unsung hero of woman suffrage.
Available December 23, 2019. To order email Bill at Whaltom [at] comcast [dot] net or Jacque Hillman, Publisher, hillhelengroup [at] gmail [dot] com, or call 731-394-2894. Mailed orders: $28 includes shipping.
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