2,855Jun 10, 2013
First Lady Ida McKinley
Carl Sferrazza Anthony and Richard Norton Smith talked about the life and influence of first lady Ida McKinley and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics ...
2,615May 20, 2013
First Ladies Lucretia Garfield and Mary Arthur McElroy
Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked about the life and influence of first ladies Lucretia Garfield and Mary Arthur McElroy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Lucretia ...
944Sep 18, 2011
Jackie Kennedy and the Kennedy Presidency
Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked from Los Angeles about the book, Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy, and the accompanying audiotapes of Mrs. Kennedy ...
376Feb 8, 2011
Historian and author Carl Anthony reflects on First Lady Betty Ford’s place in history. The lecture coincides with an exhibit on Mrs. Ford’s life at the Gerald R. Ford ...
607Oct 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 ...
117Mar 13, 2006
First Ladies and American Women's History
Nancy Cott gave the keynote address for the National First Ladies' Library’s first annual symposium, “First Ladies and American Women’s History,” and talked about how first ...
97Mar 13, 2006
Private Lives of First Ladies
Historians and authors spoke at the National First Ladies' Library’s first annual symposium, “First Ladies and American Women’s History.” The morning panel titled “The ...
156Mar 13, 2006
First Ladies as Public Figures
Historians and authors spoke at the National First Ladies' Library’s first annual symposium, “First Ladies and American Women’s History.” In an afternoon session they ...
122Mar 13, 2006
History of First Ladies
Historians and authors spoke at the National First Ladies' Library’s first annual symposium, “First Ladies and American Women’s History.” The concluding session of the ...
359Apr 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 The movie was originally made as a miniseries for the CBS ...
260Dec 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, ...
60Nov 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 ...
216Dec 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 ...
103Jul 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 ...
28Feb 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 ...
24Nov 19, 1998
Women in American Political Life Panel 1
The panelists talked about how the role of women in public life has changed over the years.
342Jun 23, 1998
Florence Harding: The First Lady: Speech
Mr. Anthony discussed his biography, Florence Harding: The First Lady, the Jazz Age, and the Death of America’s Most Scandalous President, published by William ...
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