Betsey Wright Distinguished Lecture Series
Betsey Wright Distinguished Lecture Series: “Hattie Caraway’s Long Shadow: Women in the U.S. Senate”
Thursday, September 21, 7:00 p.m., Free (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave.
Dr. Donald A. Ritchie, Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate, will discuss the influence of women on Capitol Hill since Arkansas voters elected Hattie Caraway in 1932—making her the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate. Ritchie will be introduced by former U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, the most recent woman to represent Arkansas in the Senate.
Blanche Lincoln will introduce Dr. Ritchie.