Author, Nancy Hendricks, Talks about Hattie Caraway at UCA
Hattie Caraway, Political Trailblazer
Hattie Ophelia Wyatt Caraway was an American politician who became the first woman elected to serve a full term as a United States Senator. Caraway represented Arkansas. She was the first woman to preside over the Senate. She won reelection to a full term in 1932 with the active support of fellow Senator Huey Long, of neighboring Louisiana.