By Bill Adler
Through statements made in the course of press interviews and in speeches and in writing, those ladies placed into phrases what may perhaps in a different way have remained inner most: Abigail Adams proves herself to be a pioneer feminist; Eleanor Roosevelt defines life's final luck; woman chicken Johnson recounts a soul-enriching boat trip; and masses extra. What they must say approximately marriage, child-rearing, luck, happiness, good looks on the earth, schooling, careers for ladies, ladies in politics, relationships, growing older, love, and dwelling lifestyles to the fullest is robust and profound.
The pronouncements, puppy peeves, gibes, and joys printed in America's First Ladies upload texture to the extra secretive administrations, and colour to the sterner and extra stoic ones.
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