Role of the First Lady

Robert Watson, author of The Presidents' Wives: Reassessing the Office of First Lady, talked by video link from Boynton Beach, Florida,… read more

Robert Watson, author of The Presidents' Wives: Reassessing the Office of First Lady, talked by video link from Boynton Beach, Florida, about how the role of the first lady has changed during the course of the American presidency, as well as the development of the role of the Office of the First Lady, which supports her in her efforts. He responded to a video clip of an interview with former first lady Laura Bush about the first lady receiving a salary.

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2014

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  • Feb 17, 2014 | 8:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 17, 2014 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 18, 2014 | 2:53am EST | C-SPAN 1
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