In the one week since First Lady Michelle Obama had her hair cut and styled with bangs, this apparently momentous shift of the planetary system has generated a level of grave and serious reporting rivaling predictions on how the imminent… Read More ›
Harry Truman & Tallulah Bankhead Bond over Bourbon…and Civil Rights, Part II
In the weeks following Truman’s defeat of Dewey in the 1948 presidential election, the actress Tallulah Bankhead was hitting a pinnacle of national fame. Already renowned for her work on stage and film, her political role only increased her visibility…. Read More ›
Betty Ford as I Remember Her: The Person and Persona
In ruminating over the times I spent with Betty Ford over the years, on the record and off, be it during interviews, casual meals, a museum tour, work on a ghostwriting project, and backstage at her appearances, I shouldn’t be… Read More ›
Michelle Obama Soldiers On, Renewing a First Lady Tradition
Michelle Obama went to West Point yesterday, the first incumbent First Lady to address a graduating cadet class. Some in-depth research shows, however, that she was not the first to visit the nation’s most prestigious school for Army officer training…. Read More ›
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