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The Role of the First Lady

Lady Bird Johnson

Lady Bird Johnson

Little Rock, Arkansas
Saturday, July 5, 2014

We hear from White House social secretaries who worked in the Johnson, Ford, Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama administrations. They discuss various national programs promoted by individual first ladies, including Lady Bird Johnson's beautification efforts and Michelle Obama's fitness campaign. They also give a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to work for a first lady. This panel was part of a conference on presidential sites hosted by the American Association for State and Local History, and was held at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 12:14pm (ET)

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