First Lady Hillary Clinton

Gail Sheehy and David Maraniss talked about the life and influence of first lady Hillary Clinton and responded to telephone calls and… read more

Gail Sheehy and David Maraniss talked about the life and influence of first lady Hillary Clinton and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her career in law and her political partnership with Bill Clinton since the beginning of his career through taking an office in the West Wing and surviving several scandals. Topics included her controversial role as “co-president” in charge of health care reform. She then took on a more traditional first lady role, advocating the rights of women and children, writing the book It Takes a Village, and campaigning to save American historic sites. She was the first presidential spouse to run for office in her own right, becoming a U.S. senator and secretary of state. 

Numerous video clips included interviews, news conferences, hearings, and campaign events. Kate Johnson gave a video tour of the Clinton House Museum.

This was the 33rd episode 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 Hillary Clinton

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Program ID:
314540-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 27, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 1, 2014

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  • Jan 27, 2014 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2014 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 27, 2014 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 28, 2014 | 12:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 01, 2014 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 01, 2014 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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