First ladies : from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama

By Betty Boyd Caroli

Reading Level: High School, Adult
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: Oxford University Press 2010

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Take a look at each First Lady and her effect on the job of First Lady and examine the ways the role of First Lady has changed over the years.

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