Iowa PBS to host advance screenings of Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Iowa PBS will present advance screenings of its newest documentary, Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women.

This compelling one-hour documentary tells the story of Iowan Carrie Chapman Catt and the women’s suffrage movement. 2020 is the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women in the U.S. the right to vote. The amendment was passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920. Catt was central to the fight for women’s suffrage in the U.S. and devoted most of her life to the expansion of women’s rights around the world.

Join Iowa PBS at these locations:

February 14, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 
Iowa State University, Memorial Union, Sun Room

March 1, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Charles Theatre, Charles City
Click here to register for the Charles City event.

March 3, 7 - 9 p.m.
University of Northern Iowa, Sabin Hall 02
Click here to register for the Cedar Falls event.

March 26, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Iowa Old Capitol Building, Iowa City
Click here to register for the Iowa City event.

May 2, 2 - 4 p.m. 
Iowa PBS Maytag Auditorium, Johnston
Registration link coming soon! 

Other screenings will take place throughout the state.You can find more information at http://www.iowapbs.org/catt/events

For additional information or questions, contact Caryline Clark at caryline.clark@iowapbs.org. 

Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women will premiere on statewide Iowa PBS in May 2020.