First Ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler

Edna Greene Medford and Taylor Stoermer talked about the life and influence of first ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia… read more

Edna Greene Medford and Taylor Stoermer talked about the life and influence of first ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*Among the topics addressed were the short presidency of William Henry Harrison, the death of Letitia Taylor in the White House, and the president’s marriage to Julia Gardiner and her role as first lady. Julia Gardiner Tyler was known as an outwardly social first lady who brought European dancing to the White House and cultivated a public image as a trend-setter. She also helped in her husband’s efforts to annex Texas. Christopher Leahy spoke by telephone about his work editing her papers.

Video was shown from Colonial Williamsburg and the Tyler’s Sherwood Forest plantation home in Charles City, Virginia. Harrison Tyler and his wife Payne spoke in videos recorded at Sherwood Forest.

This was the sixth installment 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 Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler

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Program ID:
310730-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 1, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2013

Airing Details

  • Apr 01, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 02, 2013 | 12:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 06, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2013 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2013 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2013 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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