Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush

First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, the stereotypes perpetuated about the… read more

First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, the stereotypes perpetuated about the president’s spouse, how they handled political criticism, their experiences as wartime first ladies, and their advice to their successors. They were interviewed by Richard Norton Smith and also responded to questions from members of the audience. Former President George H.W. Bush attended.

“Reflections of First Ladies Mrs. Barbara Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush” was a panel at the conference “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy.” Held at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, it was the first of three conferences focusing on first ladies organized by Anita McBride to be held at the Texas presidential libraries. It was presented in partnership with American University, Texas A&M University, the White House Historical Association, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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302791-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
College Station, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Jan 1, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2012

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  • Jan 01, 2012 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 7:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2012 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Feb 20, 2012 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2012 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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