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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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    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

    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…

    2,274 views
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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,…

    1,632 views
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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…

    2,167 views
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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…

    2,568 views
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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…

    2,074 views
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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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    Hissing Cousins

    Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer talked about their book Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, in which they discuss the tumultuous relationship between Theodore…

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    First Lady Eliza Johnson

    Jacqueline Berger and Kendra Hinkle talked about the life and influence of first lady Eliza Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. President Johnson, who served in a tumultuous time…

    2,277 views
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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…

    2,757 views
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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…

    4,505 views
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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…

    4,865 views
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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…

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