610Oct 7, 2010
Grace Coolidge's Influence on President Coolidge
Historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony, author of the two-volume First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents' Wives and Their Power, reflected on first lady Grace Coolidge’s influence on the ...
366Apr 19, 2005
Book Discussion on Nellie Taft : The Unconventional First Lady
Mr. Anthony talked about his book Nellie Taft: The Unconventional First Lady of the Ragtime Era, published by William Morrow. This is the first biography of Helen Herron Taft, the ...
175Dec 1, 2003
In a live simulcast from Showtime, participants talked about a movie on President and Mrs. Reagan telecast the previous evening. The movie was originally made as a miniseries for the CBS ...
267Dec 3, 2000
Book Discussion on An Invitation to the White House
The first lady talked about her book An Invitation to the White House: At Home with History, published by Simon and Schuster. President Clinton, Mr. Brown, who wrote the forward, ...
62Nov 15, 2000
Book Discussion on America's First Families
Carl Anthony talked about the private lives of the First Families, from that of President John Adams through President Bill Clinton. He used photographs, anecdotes, political analysis, and ...
54Apr 12, 2000
Off Stage at the White House
Participants spoke about the presidency, life in the White House, and about past presidents' personal and family life. They also talked about their own experiences behind the scenes and offered ...
223Dec 30, 1999
American Presidents Series Finale
To conclude the C-SPAN American Presidents series, telephone lines were opened for audience comments on the American President series and to answer the question, “Who was the most influential ...
104Sep 24, 1999
Papers of Evalyn McLean
Mr. Anthony and Ms. Wolfskill talked about Mrs. McLean’s papers at the Library of Congress which reveal private information about President and Mrs. Harding and the ...
105Jul 30, 1999
Book Discussion on Grace Coolidge: From Northampton to the White House
Mr. Anthony talked about the life and accomplishments of Grace Coolidge. He focused on her childhood and her teaching of deaf children. He also focused on her time as First Lady in ...
32Feb 11, 1999
Book Discussion on American First Ladies
This annual event, held on Bess Truman’s birthday, honors women in general and first ladies specifically. Mr. Anthony contrasted the behaviors and attitudes of first ladies ...
752Apr 29, 1997
Book Discussion on As We Remember Her
Mr. Anthony talked about his book As We Remember Her which focuses on the life of Jacqueline Kennedy. Mrs. Clinton said Mrs. Kennedy is a “mystique” and ...
45Sep 4, 1996
Candidates' Wives News Coverage
Journalists, former staffers, and others discussed news coverage of candidates' wives, Hillary Clinton and Mrs. Dole, as well as coverage of several other first ladies. Mr. Anthony is ...
24Mar 31, 1996
Washington Sunday Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
737Nov 29, 1994
A Conversation with Hillary Rodham Clinton
First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton talked about her role as the
president’s spouse and other aspects of her life.
74Nov 8, 1994
The President's Spouse: Symbolism
In this segment, an historian, a reporter, and a former press secretary to Roslynn Carter discussed the role of first ladies and how they are portrayed in the media.
144Nov 1, 1994
The Roles of the President's Spouse
Carl Anthony talked about the activities and personalities of all the first ladies, their impact on the political careers of their husbands, and how they were perceived by the press of their ...
533Oct 25, 1994
A Conversation with Rosalynn Carter
Mrs. Carter discussed her experiences during the time her husband, Jimmy, was president, describing in great detail such events as the Camp David Accord. She talked with Mr. Anthony ...
41Oct 18, 1994
The President's Spouse: Roles
Former White House staff members and correspondents focused on the traditional and modern roles of the first lady within the context of the presidency and women’s history. Video footage ...
76Oct 11, 1994
The President's Spouse: History
Panelists talked about the history of the status of the president’s wife and how she became the “first lady,” a more influential and active political figure. They discussed ...
70Oct 11, 1994
The President's Spouse: Influence
The participants discussed both the traditional and modern roles of the first lady. As a reporter Ms. Carpenter covered the wives of several presidents and then worked for Lady Bird ...
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