First Ladies' Influence
The authors talked about their books on the topic of the first ladies' influence in the White House. After their presentations they… read more
The authors talked about their books on the topic of the first ladies' influence in the White House. After their presentations they answered audience members' questions. The panel was moderated by Professor Perry.
Professor Perry wrote, Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier. Mr. Cote wrote, Strength and Honor: The Life of Dolley Madison. Professor Young wrote Lou Henry Hoover: Activist First Lady. Professor Greene wrote, Betty Ford: Candor and Courage in the White House.
The forum was held in the University of Virginia Bookstore. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Barbara A. Perry Professor Sweet Briar College->Government
- Nancy Beck Young Associate Professor McKendree College->History
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