Historical Perspectives on First Ladies

Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved through history. They gave examples of… read more

Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved through history. They gave examples of the differences between various first ladies. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Steve Scully moderated. The program opened with a video message from first lady Michelle Obama.

“Historical Perspectives on First Ladies” was the first panel of a preview of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image” at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in the historic Decatur House. close

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

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  • Neil W. Horstman President White House Historical Association
  • Edith Mayo Curator Emerita National Museum of American History->Political History
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Program ID:
310723-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 18, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 23, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 18, 2013 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 9:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 12:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 23, 2013 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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