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The Resource First ladies : presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women, Susan Swain and C-SPAN

First ladies : presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women, Susan Swain and C-SPAN

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First ladies : presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women
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First ladies
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presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women
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Susan Swain and C-SPAN
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  • Presidential historians on the lives of forty-five iconic American women
  • Presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women
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eng
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A look inside the personal life of every first lady in American history, based on original interviews with major historians C-SPAN's yearlong history series, "First Ladies: Influence and Image," featured interviews with more than fifty preeminent historians and biographers. In this informative book, these experts paint intimate portraits of all forty-five first ladies,their lives, ambitions, and unique partnerships with their presidential spouses. Susan Swain and the C-SPAN team elicit the details that made these women who they were: how Martha Washington intentionally set the standards followed by first ladies for the next century; how Edith Wilson was complicit in the cover-up when President Wilson became incapacitated after a stroke; and how Mamie Eisenhower used the new medium of television to reinforce her, and her husband's, positive public images. This book provides an up-close historical look at these fascinating women who survived the scrutiny of the White House, sometimes at great personal cost, while supporting their families and famous husbands and sometimes changing history. Complete with illustrations and essential biographical details, it is an illuminating, entertaining, and ultimately inspiring read.
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This book provides an up-close historical look at these fascinating women who survived the scrutiny of the White House, sometimes at great personal cost, while supporting their families and famous husbands and sometimes changing history
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Swain, Susan
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973.09/9 $2 23
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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C-SPAN (Television network)
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  • Presidents' spouses
  • Executive Branch
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adult
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presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women
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First ladies : presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women, Susan Swain and C-SPAN
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Control code
20831806
Dimensions
25 cm
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xxi, 462 pages
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9781610397179
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations
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First ladies : presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women, Susan Swain and C-SPAN
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20831806
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 462 pages
Isbn
9781610397179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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