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A report on the 1998 Seneca Falls celebration of women's rights

"Miracles of patience and perseverance"

From the September 1998 issue of The Christian Science Journal


In mid-July, the events celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of the women's rights movement in the United States reached their climax on a hot, humid morning in the village of Seneca Falls, New York State. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed an enthusiastic crowd of twenty thousand people on the Mynderse Academy High School playing field, calling on everyone—women, men, and children—to finish the work that those early pioneers had begun.