First Lady Eliza Johnson

Jacqueline Berger and Kendra Hinkle talked about the life and influence of first lady Eliza Johnson and responded to telephone calls and… read more

Jacqueline Berger and Kendra Hinkle talked about the life and influence of first lady Eliza Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. President Johnson, who served in a tumultuous time during Reconstruction and after President Lincoln’s assassination, was most noted as the first president to be impeached despite a long career. Topics included Mrs. Johnson’s role in his career, their family, and their hardships during the Civil War. Her ill health was a major issue and her daughters served as the White House hostesses. A video clip was shown of the Yellow Oval Room from the documentary The White House: Inside America’s Most Famous Home and video clips were shown from the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee. 

This was the tenth 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 Lady Eliza Johnson

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Program ID:
310734-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2013

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  • Apr 29, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 29, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2013 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 04, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 04, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 16, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 16, 2013 | 9:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2013 | 12:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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