First Lady Abigail Adams

Edith Gelles and Jim Taylor talked about the life and influence of first lady Abigail Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic… read more

Edith Gelles and Jim Taylor talked about the life and influence of first lady Abigail Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Others spoke in videos from several building in the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, Massachusetts, and from the archives of the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston. Topics included her relationship with and influence upon her husband, the story of her life and raising her family, the importance to history of her letters, and her role in the history of America and of women.

This was the second presentation in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.” close

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

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  • Gelles, Edith Senior Scholar Clayman (Michelle R.) Institute for Gender Research
  • Keinath, Caroline Deputy Superintendent Adams National Historical Park
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First Lady Abigail Adams

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Program ID:
310725-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 4, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 4, 2014

Airing Details

  • Mar 04, 2013 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2013 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 04, 2013 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 2013 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 09, 2013 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 09, 2013 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 2:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 06, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 06, 2013 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2013 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 04, 2014 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 04, 2014 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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