Mark Farkas on First Ladies

Mark Farkas, executive producer of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” discussed the role of first lady and what it means to… read more

Mark Farkas, executive producer of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” discussed the role of first lady and what it means to have the ear of the president. He talked about what could be learned about Hillary Clinton and how she would approach the presidency from the eight years she spent as first lady and what Melania Trump could learn from past first ladies as she approaches taking on the position. He also talked about Michelle Obama’s evolving role as first lady. The companion book to the series, First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women, had just been released in paperback. close

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  • The First Ladies of the United States of America
    Allida Mae Black, Michelle Obama, Richard Norton Smith
  • First Ladies
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Mark Farkas on First Ladies

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Program ID:
416280-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 02, 2016 | 2:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 03, 2016 | 7:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Oct 02, 2016 | 2:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 02, 2016 | 9:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 03, 2016 | 7:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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