First Ladies Series Review

Edith Mayo, Anita McBride, and Richard Norton Smith looked back at the year-long C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and… read more

Edith Mayo, Anita McBride, and Richard Norton Smith looked back at the year-long C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Richard Norton Smith participated by video link from Lawrence, Kansas. They provided an overview of the series, focusing on some of the more well-known first ladies, and on how the role of women and the role of first lady had evolved throughout U.S. history. Highlights from the series were shown, including guests, vignettes, and video clips of first ladies. Also shown was an interview with Don Levy, director of the Siena Research Institute, giving the results of the Siena/C-SPAN First Ladies Poll ranking the first ladies. Members of the C-SPAN staff who worked on the program were introduced. close

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

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  • Edith Mayo Curator Emerita National Museum of American History->Political History
  • Anita B. McBride Executive in Residence American University->Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
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First Ladies Series Review

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Program ID:
317640-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2014

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  • Feb 17, 2014 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 17, 2014 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 18, 2014 | 12:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 2014 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 22, 2014 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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