Families of 9/11 victims used the White House as a backdrop to bring attention to their cause. This strategy – used from suffragists to students – begs the question: How do you preserve the dignity of the White House while providing a meaningful space to ask for change?
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1917: Suffragists Target the White House
When woman suffrage advocates become the first group to directly target the White House, they provoke jeers, condemnation, confusion and praise.
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