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By Bill Adler

listed below are the non-public philosophies, critiques, recommendations, witticisms, and emotions of such upstanding and fundamental american citizens as Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy, Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, and Hillary Clinton. those ladies were greater than simply other halves of yank Presidents. Their roles have incorporated every little thing from negotiating with heads of kingdom to decorating the White condo, from debating political matters to performing as advisors, confidantes, and diplomats.
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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