Monday, September 29, 2014

Event Reminder: Legacies and Lunch, October 1

Arkansas's Hattie Caraway, the first woman elected to serve in the U.S. Senate, is the topic of Dr. Nancy Hendricks' talk at Legacies & Lunch, the Butler Center's monthly history lecture, on Wednesday, October 1, at noon in the Main Library's Darragh Center. Copies of Hendricks' book, Hattie Caraway: An Arkansas Legacy, will be available for sale; Hendricks will sign books after her talk.

Dr. Nancy Hendricks holds a doctorate in education and is a professional actor as well as an award-winning author. She has appeared as Hattie Caraway in the AETN film, Hattie Caraway: The Silent Woman. Hendricks has received the Pryor Award for Arkansas Women's History, the Arkansas Governor's Arts Award, and the White House Millennium Award for her writing.

Legacies & Lunch is free, open to the public, and sponsored in part by the Arkansas Humanities Council. Attendees may bring a sack lunch; drinks and dessert are provided.


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