In the Margaret Chase Smith Essay Mary Cathcart reflects on women in politics and describes her own trajectory in coming to serve in the Maine House of Representatives and the Maine Senate. She discusses the upcoming (2009) launch of the Maine NEW Leadership program at the University of Maine, a national education program for college women
Cathcart, Mary. "“These Very Impelling Reasons Against My Running”: Maine Women and Politics." Maine Policy Review 17.1 (2008) : 8 -9, https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol17/iss1/3.