How Nancy Reagan forever changed the job of First Lady

Former First Lady, Nancy Reagan, will be laid to rest today in Simi Valley, California. She was a remarkable woman. Overlooked in discussions of her role as the devoted wife is how she forever changed the role of First Lady. It was a role that was markedly different from any before her but one that willContinue reading “How Nancy Reagan forever changed the job of First Lady”

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Hillary Clinton ranks as greatest first lady

Hillary Clinton ranks as greatest first lady in American history. Okay, let me go ahead and state the obvious, the delay by the Siena survey and other rankings to make such an open declaration only reveals how pompous this process sometimes is.  History will declare Hillary Clinton as the greatest first lady ever.  No oneContinue reading “Hillary Clinton ranks as greatest first lady”

Jenna Bush almost drops the big Obama

Hesitates in naming her candidate for 2008 With her wedding coming on May 10 and a new book, co-authored with her mom,  on the bookshelves, first daughter, Jenna Bush appeared recently on The Larry King Show.  When asked who she would support for president in 2008 she hesitated.  Stunned, King ventured carefully, not sure whatContinue reading “Jenna Bush almost drops the big Obama”

The First lady – First daughter tour: A repeat of history

  First lady Laura Bush and First daughter Jenna Bush will take to the airwaves next week to talk about their new joint venture, a children’s book entitled “Read All About it.”  Laura will sit in as guest host of the NBC Today Show.  Interviewing Jenna will be one of the segments. It is not theContinue reading “The First lady – First daughter tour: A repeat of history”