First Ladies as Political Partners

Richard Norton Smith spoke about the role of U.S. first ladies as political partners to their husbands. He was interviewed by Susan Swain. They also discussed… read more

Richard Norton Smith spoke about the role of U.S. first ladies as political partners to their husbands. He was interviewed by Susan Swain. They also discussed their book First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic Women, based on C-SPAN’s year-long history series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image.” Video clips from the series were shown.

This was the second annual Martha Washington Lecture, held at Mount Vernon at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, in celebration of Women’s History Month. close

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First Ladies as Political Partners

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Program ID:
405435-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 05, 2016 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 07, 2016 | 1:22am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 05, 2016 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 07, 2016 | 1:22am EST | C-SPAN 1
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