Tag Archive for ‘Mamie Eisenhower’

Mamie, Jackie, Lady Bird & Pat: Thanksgiving & Four First Ladies of the Mid-Century

From Thursday, November 20 until Sunday November 23, 2014, the National First Ladies Library Blog is running a four-part series pegged to the upcoming holiday, “Thanksgiving and Mid-Century Modern First Ladies.” Mamie Eisenhower, Jacqueline Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson and Pat… Read More ›

Ike’s Mid-Century Cold War Show & High Visibility Veep: The 1957 Sunday Inauguration, Part 6

It was precise and orderly, with a sense of Cold War automatism. It was modern and moved along smoothly. It was the Mid-Century version of the Sunday Second Inauguration and it started and ended without a glitch. In fact, from… Read More ›

A Centennial Gallery of Lady Bird Johnson & her First Lady Sorority”

Today, just three days before Christmas as it always was, is Lady Bird Johnson’s birthday. This year marks her centennial. She is rightly remembered, in terms of her public contributions, as a pioneer in raising public awareness about the encroaching… Read More ›

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