First Lady Dolley Madison

Guests talked about the life and influence of First Lady Dolley Madison, focusing on her role in Washington society, her years as first… read more

Guests talked about the life and influence of First Lady Dolley Madison, focusing on her role in Washington society, her years as first lady (1809-1817), and activities in Washington after her husband’s death. Locations for filming were the Red Room of the White House to hear the stories of her political parties, the Blue Room where she watched the smoke of British troops on the horizon as they advanced to the White House in 1814, her Virginia country estate of Montpelier, and the Dolley Todd house in Philadelphia. Guests also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications from viewers.

This was the third 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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  • Allgor, Catherine Professor University of California, Riverside->History Department
  • Mayo, Edith Curator Emerita National Museum of American History->Political History
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First Lady Dolley Madison

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Program ID:
310726-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 11, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 11, 2014

Airing Details

  • Mar 11, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 11, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 12, 2013 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 16, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 16, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 4:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 07, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2013 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 2013 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 10, 2013 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 11, 2014 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 11, 2014 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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