Book Discussion on Rating the First Ladies

John Roberts talked about his book Rating the First Ladies: The Women Who Influenced the Presidency, published by Citadel Press. In… read more

John Roberts talked about his book Rating the First Ladies: The Women Who Influenced the Presidency, published by Citadel Press. In the book, he analyzes the first ladies as political partners rather than wives and mothers. During his presentation, the author detailed the personal lives and administrative influence of several first ladies, including Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy, and Lady Bird Johnson. He also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Bent Creek Country Club. "Skeletons and Scandals: First Ladies and Political Crisis" was the annual dinner of The James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. close

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Book Discussion on Rating the First Ladies

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Lititz, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 22, 2013

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  • May 27, 2006 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 2006 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2006 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2006 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 31, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 17, 2013 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2013 | 1:21am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 22, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 22, 2013 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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