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First Photographed First Lady: A Girl Elopes with the President & Brands Her Image

First Lady Michelle Obama has taken to Twitter to keep herself before the American public, updating them on her activities. Jackie Kennedy went on television, conducting a black-and-white videotaped tour of the White House. Eleanor Roosevelt made herself a national… Read More ›

Jackie Kennedy’s Dogged Influence on JFK Jr. & Canine-Themed Homes

While yesterday’s article, The Dogs of Jackie O: Jackie Kennedy’s Lifetime of Canine Companions, detailed the First Lady’s life alongside a series of pooches during almost fifty of her sixty-four years, even after there were no longer four-legged friends in… Read More ›

The Untold Mary Lincoln Story Spielberg Couldn’t Show & None Seem to Know

A week after President’s Day and during Black History Month, the Academy Award ceremony brings renewed focus on Best Supporting Actress-nominee Sally Field’s portrayal of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln in screenwriter Tony Kushner’s and director Steven Spielberg’s masterful feature… Read More ›

Obama’s Girls, Teddy’s Boys, Jackie Kennedy’s Kindergarten: School Tales of White House Kids

Three weeks ago, national media coverage of President Obama’s upcoming Inauguration was briefly distracted when the National Rifle Association referenced the fact that his daughters are protected by Secret Service agents in its 35-second online ad opposing his plan for… Read More ›

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