Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier
Barbara Perry examines Jacqueline Kennedy’s tenure as first lady. The author recounts the transformative effect Mrs. Kennedy had on the office of the first lady, from her renowned celebrity to her engagement in the arts and the championing of cultural institutions. Barbara Perry’s PowerPoint presentation in Ketcham Hall of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Building in Washington, D.C., on March 23, 2011, was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s noon Women’s History Month Book Signing Series. She interacted with the audience throughout. close
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