First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams

Richard Norton Smith, Daniel Preston, and Amanda Mathews talked about the life and influence of first ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa… read more

Richard Norton Smith, Daniel Preston, and Amanda Mathews talked about the life and influence of first ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the refurbishing of the White House after it was burned, the ladies' experiences abroad, changes in the social and political role of the first lady, and the relationship between the first ladies. 

Video clips were shown of the Blue Room from the documentary The White House: Inside America’s Most Famous Home. Video clips were shown of tours of the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library in Fredericksburg, Virginia; Ash Lawn-Highland, James Monore’s home in Charlottesville, Virginia; the Old House at Peacefield in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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

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

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First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams

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Program ID:
310727-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 9, 2013

Airing Details

  • Mar 18, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 18, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 19, 2013 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 23, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 5:50pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2013 | 12:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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