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    First Family's Travel and Security Expenses

    Drew Harwell talked about his Washington Post story on President Trump and his family’s travel expenses and the cost of their security detail,, and the cost to taxpayers.

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    Lincoln Family After the Assassination

    Catherine Clinton talked about what happened to President Lincoln’s family after his assassination. She discussed Mary Todd Lincoln’s struggles with debt and difficulty in coping with her…

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    President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama's Legacy

    Jodi Kantor talked aobut her 2012 book, The Obamas, which was reissued with a new preface to include the transition of power to President-elect Donald Trump, as well as more about first lady…

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    Dear Abigail

    Biographer Diane Jacobs recalls the relationship between first lady Abigail Adams and her sisters, Elizabeth Shaw Peabody and Mary Cranch. The sisters from Weymouth, Massachusetts, stayed in…

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    Nancy Reagan Funeral Service

    A funeral service for former first lady Nancy Reagan was held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. She died Sunday, March 6, 2016, at her home in Los Angeles at…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question, “Do candidates' spouses influence your vote?”

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    Q&A with Larry Tye

    Author and former Boston Globe reporter Larry Tye talked about his book, Bobby Kennedy: Making of a Liberal Icon.

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    Hyde Park Roosevelts

    Geoffrey Ward, principle scriptwriter for the 2014 Ken Burns PBS documentary “The Roosevelts,” spoke about the Roosevelt family. He spoke with CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl about Franklin…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls remembering former first lady Nancy Reagan, who died on March 6 at age 94. Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith was interviewed by phone…

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    Open Phones on Former First Lady Nancy Reagan

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on former first lady Nancy Reagan, who died earlier that day at her home in California at the age of 94.

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    Q&A with Betty Caroli

    Historian Betty Boyd Caroli talked about her book Lady Bird and Lyndon, in which she looks at the marriage and political partnership between Lady Bird and President Lyndon Johnson.

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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…

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    Presidential Departure for Martha's Vineyard

    President Obama and members of his family were seen boarding Marine One to begin a 17-day vacation on Martha’s Vineyard.

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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…

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    First Lady Caroline Harrison

    Edith Mayo and William Seale talked about the life and influence of first lady Caroline Harrison and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. An artist interested in women’s issues,…

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    First Lady Frances Cleveland

    Annette Dunlap and Taylor Stoermer talked about the life and influence of first lady Frances Cleveland. The youngest first lady, she was the only one to be married in the White House. Her popularity at a…

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    First Ladies Lucretia Garfield and Mary Arthur McElroy

    Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked about the life and influence of first ladies Lucretia Garfield and Mary Arthur McElroy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Lucretia “Crete” Garfield…

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    Life of Lillian Carter

    Grant Hayter-Menzies talks about the life of Lillian Carter, President Jimmy Carter’s mother. His book, Lillian Carter: A Compassionate Life, documents her work as a nurse in segregated…

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    First Lady Lucy Hayes

    Allida Black and Thomas Culbertson talked about the life and influence of first lady Lucy Hayes and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The first presidential wife with a college degree, Lucy…

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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…

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