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  • 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…

    19,889 views
  • First Lady Abigail Adams
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    First Lady Abigail Adams

    Edith Gelles and Jim Taylor talked about the life and influence of first lady Abigail Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Others spoke in videos from several building…

    13,513 views
  • First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
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    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy

    Michael Beschloss and Barbara Perry talked about the life and influence of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the growing use…

    12,061 views
  • First Lady Rosalynn Carter
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    First Lady Rosalynn Carter

    Jay Hakes and Grace Hale talked about the life and influence of first lady Rosalynn Carter and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her high level of involvement with her…

    9,652 views
  • First Lady Dolley Madison
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    First Lady Dolley Madison

    Guests talked about the life and influence of First Lady Dolley Madison, focusing on her role in Washington society, her years as first lady (1809-1817), and activities in Washington after her…

    9,202 views
  • First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
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    First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

    Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her independent life and…

    9,086 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…

    7,416 views
  • First Lady Bess Truman
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    First Lady Bess Truman

    William Seale and Nicole Anslover talked about the life and influence of first lady Bess Truman and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Bess Truman earned a staff salary when her…

    7,298 views
  • First Lady Mamie Eisenhower
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    First Lady Mamie Eisenhower

    Marilyn Holt and Edith Mayo talked about the life and influence of first lady Mamie Eisenhower and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the perception of Mamie Eisenhower as an icon of…

    7,068 views
  • First Ladies Rachel Jackson Emily Donelson and Angelica Singleton Van Buren
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    First Ladies Rachel Jackson, Emily Donelson, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren

    Patricia Brady and Michael Henderson talked about the life and influence of first ladies Rachel Jackson, Emily Donelson, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren. They responded to telephone calls and electronic…

    7,032 views
  • First Lady Lady Bird Johnson
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    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

    Cokie Roberts and Betty Boyd Caroli talked about the life and influence of first lady Lady Bird Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her business career, becoming a…

    6,441 views
  • First Ladies Anna Harrison Letitia Tyler and Julia Tyler
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    First Ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler

    Edna Greene Medford and Taylor Stoermer talked about the life and influence of first ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*Among the…

    6,290 views
  • First Ladies Sarah Polk Margaret Taylor and Abigail Fillmore
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    First Ladies Sarah Polk, Margaret Taylor, and Abigail Fillmore

    Paul Finkelman and Conover Hunt talked about the life and influence of first ladies Sarah Polk, Margaret Taylor, and Abigail Fillmore. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Sarah…

    5,861 views
  • First Lady Pat Nixon
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    First Lady Pat Nixon

    Timothy Naftali and Mary Brennan talked about the life and influence of first lady Pat Nixon and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed how her public image was…

    5,848 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…

    5,367 views
  • 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…

    5,095 views
  • First Lady Lou Hoover
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    First Lady Lou Hoover

    Annette Dunlap and Emily Charnock talked about the life and influence of first lady Lou Hoover and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Active outdoors, Lou Hoover was the first…

    4,997 views
  • First Lady Edith Roosevelt
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    First Lady Edith Roosevelt

    Kathleen Dalton and Stacy Cordery talked about the life and influence of first lady Edith Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Edith Roosevelt managed the creation…

    4,463 views
  • First Lady Julia Grant
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    First Lady Julia Grant

    William Seale and Pamela Sanfilippo talked about the life and influence of first lady Julia Grant and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*From a slave-holding family, she became the wife of the…

    4,314 views
  • First Ladies Jane Pierce and Harriet Lane
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    First Ladies Jane Pierce and Harriet Lane

    Ann Covell and Feather Schwartz Foster talked about the life and influence of first ladies Jane Pierce and Harriet Lane. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the…

    3,821 views
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