Remember the First Ladies: The Legacies of America's History-Making Women (Paperback)

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Cognella Press is proud to announce the publication of Remember the First Ladies: The Legacies of America's History-Making Women by Diana B. Carlin, Anita B. McBride, and Nancy Kegan Smith. Remember the First Ladies is a groundbreaking book showing the evolutionary role of first lady and its historic importance on the American presidency. The book shines a light on the influential women who broke barriers and made a mark on our country and, at times, our world, during their tenures in the White House.

The book includes both biographical and thematic chapters. It examines the influence of first ladies on topics such as civil rights, political campaigns, major speeches, and the White House across the span of the nation's history. Profiles of first ladies bring their histories, achievements, and legacies to life. Readers learn about the development and expansion of the role of first lady, from its origins under Martha Washington through its current iteration under Dr. Jill Biden. The book explores how first ladies have been uniquely positioned to influence American society, policy, diplomacy, and the life in the White House.


´╗┐The three authors write and lecture extensively on first ladies and are founding members of the First Ladies Association for Research and Education (FLARE).

Product Details
ISBN: 9798823313193
Publisher: Cognella Press
Publication Date: January 5th, 2024
Pages: 562
Language: English