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First Ladies in China: Jackie Onassis Kidnapped, Pat Nixon’s Coat, Lou Hoover’s Pistol & Other Tales

On March 19, First Lady Michelle Obama became the fifteenth American First Lady who journeyed to China, six of whom went as incumbent First Ladies. She will be there until March 26. In telling the stories of her fourteen predecessors… Read More ›

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 ›

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