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The presidential companion : readings on the first ladies /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Watson, Robert P., 1962-, Eksterowicz, Anthony J.
Format: Book
Published: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Martha Washington and the creation of the role of First Lady / Patricia Brady
  • Political parties : first ladies and social events in the formation of the Federal government / Catherine Allgor
  • Betty Ford transforms the role of First Lady / Mary Linehan
  • True women : the roles and lives of antebellum presidential wives, Sarah Polk, Margaret Taylor, Abigail Fillmore, and Jane Pierce / Elizabeth Lorelei Thacker-Estrada
  • Edith Bolling Galt Wilson : the protective steward / James S. McCallops
  • Bess W. Truman : the reluctant First Lady / Raymond Frey
  • Eleanor Roosevelt : an unlikely path to political activist / Susan Roth Breitzer
  • Policy experts : congressional testimony and influence of first ladies / Colton C. Campbell and Sean E. McCluskie
  • First ladies and U.S. foreign policy / Glenn Hastedt
  • The evolution of the role and office of the First Lady : the movement toward integration with the White House Office / Anthony J. Eksterowicz and Kristen Paynter
  • First ladies and policy making : crossing the public/private divide / Kay M. Knickrehm and Robin Teske
  • Copresident or codependent? : the rise and rejection of presidential couples since World World II / Gil Troy
  • Hillary's choices : the first ladyship of Hillary Rodham Clinton and the future of the office / Myra G. Gutin
  • Sharing the bully pulpit : breast cancer and First Lady Betty Ford's leadership / MaryAnne Borrelli.