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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 ›

A Centennial Gallery of Lady Bird Johnson & her “First Ladies 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 ›

Michelle Obama's Recent Legislation: A Legacy Begun March 15, 1912 by Nellie Taft

It was a grey dress. Enough said.More vital to the long-term interests of the nation than the clothes she wore one particular day this past December is the historic milestone Michelle Obama reached. That day, she joined President Barack Obama… Read More ›

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