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This show is part of our ongoing coverage of topics relating to Maine's bicentennial, and is the fourth in our series on the history of Maine.

The years from World War I through World War II led to lasting changes in Maine. We'll learn about how the efforts of those on the homefront altered Maine's landscape and industries. We'll also talk about notable Maine leaders of that era, and what impacts the wars and those who fought in them had on Maine's future.


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Throughout the next year, events around the state will commemorate the national centennial of women’s suffrage, and 100 years since Maine ratified women’s right to vote. We’ll learn about the history and impact of suffrage in Maine.

AUGUSTA, Maine - The struggle for women's, African-American, and Native-American suffrage is getting its due at the Maine governor's residence.