Past Event

First Ladies as Activists and Leaders

First Ladies have fascinated Americans since the founding of the Republic. Yet, they have been anything but a homogenous group. In this examination of contemporary first ladies, Sharon Alter compares and contrasts the roles, trials and tribulations, and accomplishments of Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, and Hillary Rodham Clinton as First Ladies. For more information contact Janet Miller, 630.495.3012.