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Melania Trump v. John Kelly: First Ladies & West Wing Personnel, A Brief History

The news reports which broke yesterday caught even the most assiduous chroniclers of the man occupying the presidency and his wife by surprise. It was the First Lady Melania Trump, regarded as functioning independently from the words and deeds of… 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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