The best, the Worst, and the Strangely Forgotten
The role of First Lady comes with no job description and no pay. Yet America’s presidential spouses have wielded great influence and endured intense public scrutiny. In this fascinating lecture, we’ll explore which First Ladies have ranked highest and lowest (or most in-between) with historians and why. Who do you think was best or worst? Why were some so vilified? And what might the future hold for the role of American First Lady? The local chapter of the Colonial Dames of America are providing this incredible opportunity for the community (includes Lunch).