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    Inside the First Lady's Office

    Reid Cherlin talked about his New Republic article, “Inside the East Wing: Who Shrank Michelle Obama,” on life working under first lady Michelle Obama.

    This program was part of…

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    The Gilded Age of First Ladies

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the private lives and public roles of the first ladies of the Gilded Age and how they contributed to the nation. He focused on…

    317 views
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    Role of the First Lady

    Robert Watson, author of The Presidents' Wives: Reassessing the Office of First Lady, talked by video link from Boynton Beach, Florida, about how the role of the first lady has changed…

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    First Ladies Series Review

    Edith Mayo, Anita McBride, and Richard Norton Smith looked back at the year-long C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” and responded to telephone calls and…

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    Siena Research Institute First Ladies Poll

    Don Levy talked by video link from Loudonville, New York, about the results of a new Siena Research Institute poll of historians and scholars ranking the first ladies of the United…

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    First Lady Michelle Obama

    Liza Mundy and Krissah Thompson talked about the life and influence of first lady Michelle Obama and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They talked about her…

    3,524 views
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    First Lady Laura Bush

    Ann Gerhart and Mark Updegrove talked about the life and influence of first lady Laura Bush and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They talked about her…

    3,333 views
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question drawn from a C-SPAN interview with former first lady Laura Bush in which she said the question about first ladies is,…

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    First Lady Hillary Clinton

    Gail Sheehy and David Maraniss talked about the life and influence of first lady Hillary Clinton and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her…

    3,763 views
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    First Lady Barbara Bush

    Myra Gutin and Jeffrey Engel talked about the life and influence of first lady Barbara Bush and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her…

    3,793 views
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    First Lady Nancy Reagan

    Judy Woodruff and Carl Cannon talked about the life and influence of first lady Nancy Reagan and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her role as…

    3,937 views
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    20th-Century First Ladies Vignettes

    Vignettes were shown of experts at historic sites talking about the first ladies of the United States from Edith Roosevelt through Rosalynn Carter, including clips of the first ladies.

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    White House Christmas Traditions

    Author Jennifer Pickens talked about the role first ladies have played in creating White House Christmas traditions. Ms. Pickens is the author of Christmas at the White House --…

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    First Lady Rosalynn Carter

    Jay Hakes and Grace Hale talked about the life and influence of first lady Rosalynn Carter and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her high level…

    4,297 views
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    First Lady Betty Ford

    Richard Norton Smith talked about the life and influence of first lady Betty Ford and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her professional…

    4,015 views
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    First Lady Pat Nixon

    Timothy Naftali and Mary Brennan talked about the life and influence of first lady Pat Nixon and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed how her…

    4,479 views
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    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

    Cokie Roberts and Betty Boyd Caroli talked about the life and influence of first lady Lady Bird Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed…

    5,097 views
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    Rosalynn Carter Interview

    Former first lady Rosalynn Carter talked about her political partnership with Jimmy Carter, the 1976 campaign, and what she learned as first lady of Georgia, as well as her time in the…

    1,185 views
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    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy

    Michael Beschloss and Barbara Perry talked about the life and influence of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included…

    9,729 views
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    First Lady Mamie Eisenhower

    Marilyn Holt and Edith Mayo talked about the life and influence of first lady Mamie Eisenhower and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the…

    5,627 views
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