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American Chronicles: First Ladies

$24.95

American Chronicles: First Ladies

$24.95

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  • Hosted by Cokie Roberts

    While the role of the first lady has changed dramatically over the course of the nation’s history, one thing remains constant: Americans have always been fascinated by the wives of the President. This collection features in-depth profiles of many of our beloved, inspiring, and occasionally enigmatic first ladies, including Martha Washington, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, Betty Ford, Laura Bush, and Michelle Obama.

  • Disc One
    01. Founding Mothers
    02. First Ladies’ Library Goes Online
    03. Artist Portraits of First Ladies
    04. Martha Washington Gets a Makeover
    05. Dear John, Dear Abigail: A Love Story through Letters
    06. Dear First Lady Letters Offer Glimpses into History
    07. Sally Field Captures History in Role of Mrs. Lincoln
    08. Florence Harding: The First Lady of the Jazz Age
    09. Ladies of Liberty

    Disc Two
    01. Eleanor Roosevelt
    02. Remembering Bess Truman
    03. Jackie Kennedy Tapes Offer View on an Era and Icon
    04. After Kennedy's Death, Wife Jacqueline Embodied Grace
    05. Dancing Through History with First Ladies' Gowns
    06. Lady Bird
    07. Remembering Lady Bird Johnson
    08. Remembering Pat Nixon

    Disc Three
    01. Betty Ford Marks Anniversary of the Betty Ford Center
    02. First Ladies Ford and Carter
    03. First Lady from Plains Rosalynn Carter
    04. Marriage of Nancy and Ronald Reagan Spanned 52 years
    05. Barbara Bush's Memoirs
    06. Hillary Rodham Clinton
    07. Hillary Redefines Role as First Lady
    08. Laura Bush: From West Texas to the White House
    09. Michelle Obama on "Our Complex Challenges"


  • ISBN: 9781622313501

    Format: CD

    Publisher: HighBridge Company

    Publication date: 2/3/2015

    Unabridged, 3 hours