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First Women : The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies / KATE ANDERSEN BROWER.

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  • ISBN: 9780062439659
  • Physical Description: 380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2016.

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Bibliography and index.
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Introduction -- The political wife -- Sisterhood of 1600 -- Profiles in courage -- Motherhood -- Supporting actors -- East Wing vs. West Wing -- The good wife -- Bad blood -- Keep calm and carry on -- Ladies, first -- Acknowledgments -- Sources and notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Presents an intimate examination of the true influence of White House First Ladies from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama, which draws on previously untapped and candid sources to document their stories.
Subject: Bush, Barbara, 1925-2018.
Bush, Laura Welch, 1946-
Carter, Rosalynn.
Clinton, Hillary Rodham, 1947-
Ford, Elizabeth Ann, Betty Ford, 1918-2011.
Johnson, Claudia Alta Taylor, Lady Bird, 1912-2007.
Nixon, Pat, 1912-1993.
Obama, Michelle, 1964-
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994.
Reagan, Nancy, 1923-2016.
Presidents' spouses.
Presidents' spouses > United States.
Presidents' spouses > United States > History > 20th century.
Presidents' spouses > United States > History > 21st century.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
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