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 (wo͝od′hŭl′), Victoria Claflin 1838-1927.
American reformer. An outspoken advocate of woman suffrage and free love, she was the first woman to run for the US presidency (1872).
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Victoria Claflin, 1838–1927, U.S. social reformer, newspaper publisher, and women's-rights advocate.
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Noun1.Woodhull - United States advocate of women's suffrage; in 1872 she was the first woman to run for the United States presidency (1838-1927)
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In 1872, Victoria Woodhull, the spiritualist and advocate for marriage reform, shocked the northern United States by publicly accusing Beecher of committing adultery with Elizabeth Tilton, the wife of Theodore Tilton, a famous writer, abolitionist, and suffrage supporter.
During her 33-year career in journalism Nancy Woodhull served as, among other things, a founding editor of USA Today, president of Gannett News Service, Freedom Forum trustee and executive director of the Freedom Forum's Media Studies Center.
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Andrews was Woodhull's ghostwriter for a series on political theory originally published in the Herald in 1871 and then reprinted in a book (Underhill 83-84).
Woodhull's pioneering path crosses that of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, whom Piercy portrays as the women's movement's more respectable leader.
Victoria Woodhull addressed the House Judiciary Committee arguing that women have the right to vote under the 14th amendment