First Ladies as Political Partners
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.
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.
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Douglas Bradburn Founding Director Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens->Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
Richard Norton Smith Presidential Historian
Susan Swain President and Co-CEO C-SPAN
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