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  • Presidential History and Memory
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    Presidential History and Memory

    The White House Historical Association convened a meeting in Washington, D.C., of those who work at presidential sites around the country -- and of descendants of presidents from James…

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  • First Lady Betty Ford
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    First Lady Betty Ford

    Richard Norton Smith talked about the life and influence of first lady Betty Ford and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her professional career as a dancer and…

    5,098 views
  • First Lady Ida McKinley
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    First Lady Ida McKinley

    Carl Sferrazza Anthony and Richard Norton Smith talked about the life and influence of first lady Ida McKinley and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics they addressed were…

    3,702 views
  • First Lady Mary Lincoln
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    First Lady Mary Lincoln

    Richard Norton Smith and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn talked about the life and influence of first lady Mary Lincoln and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her political upbringing…

    5,369 views
  • First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams
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    First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams

    Richard Norton Smith, Daniel Preston, and Amanda Mathews talked about the life and influence of first ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

    7,417 views
  • First Ladies Series
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    First Lady Martha Washington

    Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics addressed were her early life in…

    19,891 views
  • First Ladies Series Review
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    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 Image,” and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

    16,009 views
  • First Ladies Throughout History
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    First Ladies Throughout History

    Panelists talked about at the historical roles and responsibilities of the first lady as well as how those roles had evolved. They talked specifically about Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy and…

    669 views
  • Behind the Scenes in the East Wing Social Secretaries to First Ladies
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    Behind the Scenes in the East Wing: Social Secretaries to First Ladies

    Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential administrations. Bess Abell, Catherine Fenton and Laurie Firestone served first ladies from Lady Bird…

    548 views
  • George Washington and the Challenges of Nation Building
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    George Washington and the Challenges of Nation Building

    Richard Norton Smith spoke about George Washington as a military leader and diplomat, his views on foreign policy, and his reputation and standing on the world’s stage in the late 18th century. This 9:45…

    426 views
  • The White House in the Gilded Age
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    The White House in the Gilded Age

    As part of a forum on the 200th anniversary of the White House, Mr. Bushong talked about the first person to photograph the White House, Frances Benjamin Johnson. She also photographed the presidential…

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