An American Story

by Amy Goldstein

“A gripping story of psychological defeat and resilience” (Bob Woodward, The Washington Post)









—an intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, and a larger story of the hollowing of the American middle class."

* Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year * Winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize​ * 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year * A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post Notable Book * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2017 * An Economist Best Book of 2017 * A Business Insider Best Book of 2017 *

Source: Amazon

February Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Lunch at 11:30, Program at 11:45

The Waterfront

The Banquet Room

(entrance from the north parking lot)

The History of Women's Suffrage in Wisconsin


Theresa Kaminski

Emeritus Professor of History


This illustrated presentation traces the fight for women's voting rights in Wisconsin from statehood to the founding of the League of Women Voters in 1920. It highlights Wisconsin women Ada James, Olympia Brown, and Theodora Youmans, with cameo appearances by movement stalwarts Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.



Please remember that this year we are not accepting payment at the door on the day of the Lunch & Learn programs. We cannot receive reservations for lunch after the RSVP deadline. You will receive an email from LWVLA acknowledging receipt of your reservation. Unfortunately, prepaid lunches are nonrefundable.


 Reservations for lunch are closed. Seating will be available to anyone who would like to attend the program.

Speaking of Democracy

Join the Conversation at the LWV Book Club

Thursday, February 6,  6:30-8:00 PM

Java Vino, 1505 Losey Blvd S.

All Are Welcome!

The room rental cost is $15 to be divided among participants. Only a couple of dollars per person at most per time--what a bargain!  

League of Women Voters 

of the La Crosse Area

P.O. Box 363

La Crosse, WI




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