Tag Archives: First Ladies

Should It Unnerve Us That Michelle Obama and Ann Romney Are So Disarming?

I found this somewhat thought provoking: The Atlantic: The First Lady and her would-be successor shined this year. And maybe that’s a problem for everyone save their husbands. Aren’t they amazing? Ann Romney and Michelle Obama both gave standout speeches … Continue reading

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The Obamas… “Let Them Eat Cake” or Is That Drink Tea? – Updated

The Obamas, by New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor, has made headlines even before it goes on sale Tomorrow, 01.10.11.  A White House spokesman has dismissed it as an “over-dramatization of old news.” The book — a political dissection of … Continue reading

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FORMER FIRST LADY BETTY FORD HAS DIED AT AGE 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty Ford, the former first lady whose triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center in California, died at age 93, a family … Continue reading

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Who Killed The Kennedys?

Jack Kennedy was shot on my twentieth birthday. I was a Dartmouth student, getting ready to drive down to Skidmore to celebrate with my girlfriend, when the news ricocheted around the dormitory. I went down to Skidmore anyway, spending the … Continue reading

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Laura Bush – An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady

A new book by best-selling author Ronald Kessler – “Laura Bush: An Intimate Portrait” – has Hillary Clinton supporters hopping mad as it strips off the veneer of Sen. Clinton’s image as first lady.   Kessler’s book hadn’t even hit … Continue reading

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