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The Revolutionary Moment of First Lady Betty Ford : Her October 25, 1975 Speech still Makes History

With news today of former First Lady Betty Ford’s death at age 93, it is easy to simply recall her as the leader of the national movement for substance abuse recovery because of the famous southern California treatment center which… Read More ›

The first “First Lady” Never Married the President: Recently Discovered 1860 Magazine first to Use the Title “First Lady”

Germaine Greer suggested the United States abolish it and Jackie Kennedy said it made her sound like a saddle horse, but as a recently discovered 19th century magazine article proves, the title of “First Lady” has been part of the… Read More ›

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