First Ladies During Wartime

Historians examined the contributions of American first ladies during the nation’s wars. Speakers included William Seale, author of The… read more

Historians examined the contributions of American first ladies during the nation’s wars. Speakers included William Seale, author of The President’s House and other books; history professor Katherine Sibley, editor of A Companion to First Ladies; and Susan Swain, editor of C-SPAN’s First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women. The forum was moderated by Cokie Roberts. A clip of first lady Bess Truman from a 1945 newsreel was shown. close

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Program ID:
415360-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 23, 2016 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2016 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 23, 2016 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2016 | 11:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 24, 2016 | 6:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 17, 2016 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2016 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2016 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2016 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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