4 edition of Fascinating First Ladies found in the catalog.
Fascinating First Ladies
Barbara Kunz Loots
|Statement||written and edited by Barbara Kunz Loots.|
|LC Classifications||E176.2 .L65|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||61 p. :|
|Number of Pages||61|
|LC Control Number||78100226|
C-SPAN's year-long history series, "First Ladies: Influence and Image," aired in and and was devoted to revealing the private lives and public actions of 43 iconic American women. First Ladies captures the spirit of this special series by assembling its impressive collection of contemporary first ladies historians into book form Pages: The platform of the First Lady is a powerful one: Through it one woman can make a difference in America and the world. Award-winning author of history for young people, Ann Bausum captures both the public personas of America's First Ladies and the women behind them in this fascinating collection, Our Country's First Ladies. Idea. Research. Writing.
Nancy Reagan wrote and published an early, first version of her life called Nancy in time for the presidential race of her husband. She then wrote the introduction for To Love a Child, a book about the Foster Grandparent program in , while First Lady. Barbara Bush “ghostwrote” two books by her dogs, one while she was the vice-president’s wife, C. Fred’s Story, and the other. Book Review: First Women Febru Janu It took me a little bit to get through this one, but Kate Anderson Brower’s First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies provides a fascinating look into the lives of some of the most well-known women in the United States.
J.B. West, the former Chief Usher at The White House, gives us an insider's view of America's most famous mansion. But this is hardly a boring house tour. Mr. West - in a dignified but very readable account - focuses on the Presidents, First Ladies, and their children, all who made this house on Pennsylvania Avenue a home.5/5(3). A fascinating backstage account of the world’s most famous residence. Judy Woodruff. A revealing look at America’s first ladies, shining a spotlight on both their friendships and feuds. The Today Show. A highly readable deep look at the women who help and sometimes overshadow their powerful husbands. USA Today. A juicy new book/5(13).
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Fascinating First Ladies: Memorable moments in the lives of fifteen Presidents' wives (Hallmark editions) Hardcover – January 1, byPrice: $ About the Author. DK was founded in London in and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children/5(10).
America's first ladies have captured the hearts of the citizens of our country ever since its humble beginnings. This newly updated edition of The First Ladies Fact Book is a comprehensive, fascinating, and intimate look at the life of each first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama.
Each profile includes a portrait, key biographical information, and several additional photographs/5(27). The Best Books about First Ladies recommended by Carl Sferrazza Anthony.
Ida McKinley: The Turn-of-the-Century First Lady Through War, Assassination, and Secret Disability by Carl Sferrazza Anthony Levin’s book is very fascinating because she used a lot of new documentation.
It really gives us a glimpse into the life of the Wilsons in the. "Fascinating First Ladies is a wonderfully generous look at the women who, often against their wishes, took on what Truman calls 'the world's second toughest job.' "--The Christian Science Monitor/5(55).
“Fascinating First Ladies is a wonderfully generous look at the women who, often against their wishes, took on what Truman calls ‘the world's second toughest job.’”—The Christian Science Monitor Whether they envision their role as protector, partner, advisor, or scold, First Ladies find themselves in a job that is impossible to define, and just as difficult to perform.4/5(2).
C-SPAN’s year-long 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 45 first ladies—their lives, ambitions, and unique partnerships with their presidential spouses. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama.
One of the most underestimatedand challengingpositions in the world, the First Lady of the United/5. Book on CD performed by Eric Martin Subtitle: My Life With the First Ladies J B West began his career at the White House while still in the Navy reserve, serving first in the Franklin Roosevelt administration.
In time, he was promoted to the position of Chief Usher, basically the head of household for the residence/5. Though she has the great honor of being America’s very first First Lady, Martha Washington is often misrepresented or otherwise entirely forgotten.
However, this book by Patricia Brady brings to life a dynamic and interesting woman. 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 : PublicAffairs.
Andy Och has given us a fascinating book that is part travelogue, part collective biography. The result of his time spent on the road is a unique history of the First Ladies that will undoubtedly appeal to the broadest audience.
Andrew Och, the First Ladies Man "embodies what our organization is all about - entertainment and education" Sue. Book Review: Upstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies Alive with anecdotes ranging from Eleanor Roosevelt’s fascinating political strategies to Jackie Kennedy’s tragic loss and the personal struggles of Pat Nixon, Upstairs at the White House is a rich account of a slice of American history that usually remains behind 5/5.
In this book Nancy Clarke reveals the touching, funny, and illuminating story of what it was like to serve under six presidential administrations and to help each first lady find her own personal style when it came to planning flower designs, state dinners, and holiday festivities in the White House/5(4).
Pat Nixon was the first First Lady to wear pants in public, Frances Cleveland was the youngest First Lady, and Jackie Kennedy won an Emmy. Loaded with fascinating facts about all of the presidents' wives, this book features 46 amusing caricatures to color, plus educational and.
From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, meet the 46 exceptional women who made their mark on the White House in DK Eyewitness Books: First how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making/5.
Secret Lives of the First Ladies is a more candid and controversial investigation and display of the First Ladies than Swain’s book. Author Cormac O’Brien addresses less than savory questions about these women, like how many of them owned slaves. What odd habits did they practice in their off-time.
“Fascinating First Ladies is a wonderfully generous look at the women who, often against their wishes, took on what Truman calls ‘the world's second toughest job.’”—The Christian Science MonitorWhether they envision their role as protector, partner, advisor, Brand: Quirk Publishing. About First Ladies “Fascinating First Ladies is a wonderfully generous look at the women who, often against their wishes, took on what Truman calls ‘the world’s second toughest job.’”—The Christian Science Monitor Whether they envision their role as protector, partner, advisor, or scold, First Ladies find themselves in a job that is impossible to define, and just as difficult.
Read and Write Book: Fascinating Firsts of Famous First Ladies. Reading Level: Grades 6 to 7: Interest Level: Grades 7 to A well-written book on the First Ladies, and given the author, we do find many personal anecdotes on the ones of the 20th century.
And many of these First Ladies have a wonderful longevity. Ms. Truman is equally funny and vibrant with the First Ladies before the 20th century.
How different they all were/5. The First Ladies Fact Book is a comprehensive, fascinating, and intimate look at the life of each first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama. Each profile includes a portrait, key biographical information, and several additional photographs.