First Ladies, The Saga of the Presidential Wives 1961-1990
Listed under Books › First Ladies    Presidential › All in One

First Ladies, The Saga of the Presidential Wives 1961-1990

$15.00

$15.00

Only 1 Left!. Order soon!

Availability

Ships in 1-2 business days.
First Ladies is the fascinating examination of the modern role of the Presidents' wives. Enlisting the cooperation of all living First Ladies and gleaning new perspectives from interviews with their families, friends, and staffs, Carl Sferrazza Anthony reveals the remarkable influence of their office.

From Jacqueline Kennedy's plan to begin an arts and humanities department to Lady Bird Johnson's impact on the environment; from Pat Nixon's diplomatic missions to Africa and South America to Betty Ford's controversial feminist views; from Rosalynn Carter's agenda of social welfare legislation to Nancy Reagan's media savvy and Barbara Bush's literacy programs, First Ladies shows how seven women heightened awareness and lowered resistance to change, how they often became victims of unvalidated speculation and national tragedy. Their considerable power as unelected presidential advisers was generally underestimated. Now, in First Ladies, the balance of power is authoritatively weighed.

Details
Author: Carl S. Anthony
Paperback: 512 pages
Publisher: Harper Perennial (May 27, 1993)
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.3 x 9.2 inches
We accept Visa We accept Mastercard We accept American Express

© 2020 White House Holidays (A Presidential Christmas) is a woman-owned business based in Tampa, Florida proudly Celebrating our American Heritage since 1996. Our business is pleased to offer nearly 1,000 products from our own custom line as well as from over 200 vendors, including completely separate historical institutions such as Mount Vernon, the White House Historical Association, and many other great American organizations.