Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women

Jan 7, 2020  | 1m 15 sec  | 0

Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women

Coming this spring.

Go behind-the-scenes for a look at, Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women, an Iowa PBS documentary coming this spring. It tells the compelling story of Iowa suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt and her role in the women’s suffrage movement. 

Catt devoted most of her life to the expansion of women’s rights nationwide and around the world, and is recognized as one of the key leaders of the American women’s suffrage movement. Her political strategies and organizational skills led to the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 100 years ago on August 18, 1920.

Stay tuned leading up to the centennial anniversary for events around the state, and additional features about Catt, other notable Iowa suffragists, the suffrage movement and modern-day perspectives from Iowa women.