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First Ladies: A Biographical Dictionary

Dorothy Schneider, Carl J. Schneider - Electronic books - 2010 - 436 pages
A biographical dictionary profiling first ladies of the United States, from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama.
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Rating the First Ladies: The Women Who Influenced the Presidency

John B. Roberts - History - 2003 - 374 pages
Examines the parts played by the wives and other relatives who filled the role of first lady, and describes how they profoundly impacted each president's administration and ...
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America's First Ladies: Their Uncommon Wisdom, from Martha Washington to ...

Bill Adler - History - 2006 - 256 pages
Here are the personal philosophies, opinions, thoughts, witticisms, and feelings of such upstanding and quintessential Americans as Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison, Eleanor ...
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Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth ...

Molly Meijer Wertheimer - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 486 pages
Inventing a Voice is a comprehensive work on the lives and communication of twentieth-century first ladies. Using a rhetorical framework, the contributors look at the speaking ...
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Presidential Wives

Paul F. Boller - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 553 pages
Describes each first lady and her contributions to her husband's administration and to the history of the period, followed by anecdotes depicting the woman and her characteristics.
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Wives of the American presidents

Carole Chandler Waldrup - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 298 pages
"From Martha Washington to Laura Bush, this book discusses the lives and circumstances of the 47 woman who have been married to an American president. Chapters are also ...
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The presidential companion: readings on the first ladies

Robert P. Watson, Anthony J. Eksterowicz - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 402 pages
Bringing together the work of notable historians, political scientists, and sociologists, The Presidential Companion: Readings on the First Ladies offers a collection of essays ...
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First Ladies

Margaret Truman - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 368 pages
A detailed look at twenty-three president's wives offers a perspective on their difficult roles and important contributions and includes interviews with the surviving first ...
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The Presidents' Wives: Reassessing the Office of First Lady

Robert P. Watson - Political Science - 2000 - 261 pages
Traces the development of the First Lady's role from obscurity into an influential force in politics, complete with office, staff and budgetary resources to rival those of key ...
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