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The Life of First Ladies: From Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama

Barbara Kinney
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First Ladies (from left to right) Nancy Reagan, Lady Bird Johnson, Hillary Clinton, Rosalynn Carter, Betty Ford, and Barbara Bush at the "National Garden Gala, A Tribute to America's First Ladies", May 11, 1994.

An often overlooked role at the White House is that of the First Lady, but it is a unique position that requires a certain set of skills and strengths. The different ways that modern first ladies have handled the stresses of the job have differed in their own individual and interesting ways. 


This show originally aired on April 21, 2016 at 11 a.m.