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  • Washington Journal Craig Shirley Discusses His New Book  News of the Day
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    Craig Shirley Discusses Mary Ball Washington

    Author Craig Shirley discussed his new book Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington’s Mother.

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  • Legacy of George HW and Barbara Bush
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    Lives of George H.W. and Barbara Bush

    George P. Bush, grandson of George H.W. and lady Barbara Bush, talked about the lives and influence of his grandparents. Joining him on stage were Susan Page from USA Today, the Washington…

    356 views
  • First Lady Pat Nixon
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    First Lady Pat Nixon

    Pat Nixon entered the White House as first lady 50 years ago in January 1969. A panel discussed her work, interests and contributions to the Nixon administration. The White House Historical…

    5,469 views
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    Pat, A Tribute to the First Lady

    This short film is a 1972 Republican National Committee tribute to First Lady Pat Nixon.

    506 views
  • Abigail Adams and Mercy Otis Warren
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    Abigail Adams and Mercy Otis Warren

    This November is the 275th anniversary of Abigail Adams' birth. Her biographer Edith Gelles talked about the social and political relationship between Adams and her friend, the poet and…

    286 views
  • Bunny Mellons Legacy
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    Bunny Mellon's Legacy

    This program was about Kennedy White House Rose Garden designer Bunny Mellon, and her friendship with first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. It was part of a day-long symposium hosted by the White…

    322 views
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    The Matriarch

    USA Today Washington Bureau chief Susan Page talked about her book on the life of first lady Barbara Bush, The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty. This event was…

    396 views
  • QA with Susan Page
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    Q&A with Susan Page

    Susan Page talked about her book, The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty.

    1,424 views
  • Washington Journal Anita McBride Discusses the Role of the First Lady
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    Anita McBride on the Role of the First Lady

    Anita McBride, who served as the chief of staff to first lady Laura Bush, talked about first lady Melania Trump’s “Be Best” campaign and the role of the first lady.

    340 views
  • QA with Amy Greenberg
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    Q&A with Amy Greenberg

    Penn State Professor Amy Greenberg talked about her book, Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk.

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt emMcCallems Interview
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    Eleanor Roosevelt McCall's Interview

    In this 1958 film, McCall’s Magazine interviewed Eleanor Roosevelt on the occasion of the former first lady’s 74th birthday. She looked through family photographs and told the stories behind them. This…

    308 views
  • Eleanor Roosevelts Advice Column
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Advice Column

    Mary Jo Binker talked about and read excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelt’s advice column written for more than 20 years for Ladies' Home Journal and McCall’s Magazine. Ms. Binker is editor of…

    310 views
  • Tour of Springfield Illinois
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    Tour of Springfield, Illinois

    Mary Todd Lincoln interpreter Pam Brown gave a tour of the city of Springfield, Illinois, and highlighted locations that were important to the former first lady. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

    564 views
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    Betty Ford

    Lisa McCubbin recounted the life of former first lady Betty Ford.

    337 views
  • First Lady Melania Trump Visits Childrens National Hospital
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    First Lady at Children's National Hospital

    First Lady Melania Trump visited Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. and read Oliver the Ornament to children who are patients at the facility.

    3,602 views
  • Blanche Wiesen Cook on Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Blanche Wiesen Cook on Eleanor Roosevelt

    Eleanor Roosevelt biographer Blanche Wiesen Cook talked with Paul Sparrow, director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York. Ms. Cook has written…

    330 views
  • Barbara Bush As Her Grandchildren Remember Her
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    Barbara Bush As Her Grandchildren Remember Her

    Five of Barbara Bush’s grandchildren remember her in this discussion moderated by journalist Cokie Roberts. The former first lady was only the second woman in history to be married to one…

    797 views
  • National Archives Foundation Honors Laura Bush
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    National Archives Foundation Honors Laura Bush

    The National Archives Foundation presented former first lady Laura Bush with its “Records of Achievement Award” at a gala in Washington, D.C. Before the award presentation, the former first…

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  • Pat Nixon and Betty Ford
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    Pat Nixon and Betty Ford

    Historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony looked at how the fashion choices of former first ladies Pat Nixon and Betty Ford reflected the politics and culture of their times. Mr. Anthony is the…

    209 views
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    Becoming

    Former first lady Michelle Obama discussed her memoir, Becoming.

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