Private Lives and Public Images of the First Ladies

Susan Swain led a panel discussion on how the first ladies of the United States have tried to balance their families' private lives with public expectations… read more

Susan Swain led a panel discussion on how the first ladies of the United States have tried to balance their families' private lives with public expectations of the first family. Topics included changing social expectations, public fascination, personal ambitions, and partnerships with their presidential spouses. Videos and images of first ladies were shown. Panelists included National First Ladies Library historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony, Howard University’s Edna Greene Medford, and journalists Krissah Thompson and Carl Cannon. Ms. Swain is the author of the C-SPAN book First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women. “First Ladies: Private Lives, Public Image” was held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives. close

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Program ID:
325519-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2015 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2015 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 23, 2015 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 2015 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2015 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2015 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 2015 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 2015 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2015 | 9:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 24, 2015 | 8:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 2015 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2015 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2015 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2015 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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