The first Senator to stand up to Joe McCarthy and McCarthyism of the 1950s. The only female Senator in 1950 and a member of the same party as McCarthy. Smith’s courage was a refreshing dose of conscience and character for the nation and the world.
The first woman to be elected and re-elected to both the U.S. House and Senate. The first woman to run for and have her name placed in nomination for President of United States. Her story stretches from the Industrial Revolution of 1897 to the rise of the internet in 1995. A pioneer and trailblazer, her story is captivating and inspiring to all.