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Apr 20, 2021

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Amy Russo about her book Women of the White House. Russo takes us through the history of all the first ladies and surrogate first ladies that have served. A position with no set responsibilities this has been a post that has been made by those first ladies themselves. From Martha Washington, Mary Todd Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy and Jill Biden, we learn their effects on the Presidency, the populace and society writ large.