Show: Founding Mothers -- Remembering the Ladies

Episode: Founding Mothers - Remembering the Ladies (SD)


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Episode Description:

Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison. Share their behind-the-scenes insights into the challenges faced by their husbands, as well as learn about the often overlooked contributions of these essential founding mothers.

Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News. In addition to her appearances on the airwaves, Cokie Roberts has written several best sellers including Founding Mothers, published in 2004 and Ladies of Liberty in 2008. As Martha Washington, living biographer Mary Wiseman brings 30 years of interpretive experience to highlight the life of George Washington's worthy partner. In 1997, historical interpreter Kim Hanley was inspired to research and develop her portrayal of Abigail Adams. Since 1999, professional actor and teacher Cynthia Janzen has portrayed Dolley Madison at schools, museums, and historical societies.

This program was recorded at Mount Vernon's 2012 Evening With Educators.

Episode Short Description: Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies.

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File Name of SD Episode: founding_mothers.mpg

Total SD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:58:39

File Size of SD Episode Video: 3,934,418,948 Bytes

Resolution of SD Episode Video: 720x480

Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:42


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