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Nov 12, 2013 12:00am EST
paris, and finishing up the george washington university. a handful of first ladies at that time had an undergraduate degree. >> sometimes it is forgotten, her influence on historic preservation. now, we take it as a given, if there is a beautiful historic building, there better be a good reason to take that down. but years ago that was not the case, when the term urban or newly is used. if john kennedy in particular and jackie kennedy as first lady had not been the first lady in the 1960s -- the executive office building next to the white house would have been torn down, which white eisenhower was willing to do. he thought that this was an eyesore. part of the white house would be torn down. >> dolley madison -- the white house was lit up -- >> it would have been replaced by federal office buildings of the time -- a penitentiary and a prison yard. this really helped the historic preservation -- >> in the book you quote aldrich >> this was her schoolmate at miss porter's school. >> she wrote that mrs. kennedy designed her mission of first lady along the following lines. do you rememb
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Oct 11, 2015 8:00pm EDT
at george washington university. so one of really a relatively handful of first ladies up to that time with a bachelor's degree, an undergraduate degree. beschloss: and you know, as we talk about art, i think sometimes it's forgotten, her influence on historic preservation. you know, nowadays we take it as a given when there's a beautiful and historic building. there had better be a very good reason to take it down or else you do not do it. just 50 years ago, that was not the case. you know, that's when the term urban renewal was used. that something new was usually better than something old. if john kennedy and particularly jackie kennedy as first lady had not been the president and first lady in the early 1960s, the executive office building next to the white house would've been torn down, which dwight eisenhower was very eager to do, thought it was an eyesore. probably half of lafayette square, the president's park, north of the white house would've been torn down. perry: including dolly madison's home. beschloss: yep, historic. perry: i came by there on the way here tonight, a
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Nov 16, 2013 10:00pm EST
vassar, then the sorbonne for junior year abroad in paris, and finishing up at george washington university. one of a handful of first ladies up to that time with a bachelors degree. >> sometimes it is forgotten, her influence on historic preservation. now, we take it as a given, if there is a beautiful historic building, there better be a good reason to take that down. or else you do not do it. 50 years ago, that was not the case. the term urban renewal was used. if john kennedy in particular and jackie kennedy as first lady had not been the first lady in the 1960s -- the executive office building next to the white house would have been torn which dwight eisenhower was willing to do. he thought it was an eyesore. wouldf lafayette square have been torn down. backlley madison, i came and there was the white house all that up. beautiful lafayette square. >> it would have been replaced by federal office buildings of lot --time, looking roughly like a federal penitentiary and prison yard. that was the difference that she was there. this really helped the historic preservation -- >> i
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