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CSPAN
Apr 30, 2017 8:00pm EDT
white house correspondent during the carter, reagan, and george h.w. bush presidencies. during much of that time, she served as moderator on "face the nation," the cbs news sunday public affairs broadcast, where she interviewed margaret thatcher, boris yeltsin, yasser arafat, and virtually every top u.s. official. she has a collection of emmy awards, including a lifetime achievement emmy. her latest book is "becoming grandma." as always, i would like to ask begin,fore our speakers to please make sure that anything that makes noise, like a cell phone, is switched off. now please join me in welcoming our speakers. [applause] lesley: i'm going to start by putting on the coolest pair of glasses you have ever seen. [laughter] lesley: when this topic was chosen quite a while ago, everybody -- i mean everybody -- was 100% sure we would have the first woman president. first grandma president. so in a way, tonight is kind of a consolation prize, because we are going to be talking about powerful women who are close to the pinnacle -- almost there. but for those of us who like to read about the p
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2017 2:42pm EDT
around george h.w. bush. particularly when it is the woman, a wife, particularly when she is unelected and unfireable, although i would argue bill clinton fired hillary clinton from being health czar. but it is perceived to be unfireable. it triggers all of these anxieties. >> that's good. best anecdote? >> we talked about the named first lady so we have to mention jackie kennedy that lived not so far from here hated the term first lady. she thought it made her sound like a saddle horse. she wanted to smoke, jack didn't want her photographed smoking. she wanted to cuss, jack didn't want people hearing her cuss. but it gets really difficult when jackie kennedy, who loves to ride horses, gets a fleet of -- i don't know if you call it a fleet, a bunch of stallions from saudi arabia. >> a fleet? >> i'm not a horseman. gets a bunch of horses. jack goes not to jackie because he's afraid of her, to one of his aides, oh, my goodness, the israeli prime minister is going to come and give me a $10 bible and i have to go how wonderful. meantime jackie is going to be off with these white
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2017 8:29am EDT
occurred. one feud we should talk about would be nancy reagan and barbara bush. it's 1980 and george h.w. bush and nancy -- and ronald reagan run against each other. reconciliation and ronald reagan but nancy reagan is constantly putting her in her place. nancy reagan makes it clear that the event isn't going to start in the barbara bush goes home and changes. >> there's a similar feud. mary todd lincoln will get in a boat to go into richmond to sort of over the defeated south. julia gets in the boat and sits down in a seat. mary todd lincoln says you're sitting in my seat. get up. julia got up. she never forgot this. and then when they had a carriage tour to see all of the lights to celebrate the victory of the north she invites her husband to join her in the carriage and just leaves julia sitting there. julia did not forget this. when they were invited to the theater the evening that lip ncn was killed julia says to her husband, i'm not going to be with that woman. thank goodness she didn't because her husband might have been killed as well. so there was a feud that turned out well for
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2017 2:14am EDT
house correspondent during the carter, reagan and george h.w. bush presidencies. during much of that time she also served as moderator on "face the nation," cbs new's sunday public broadcast, where she interviewed virtually every top u.s. official. she has a collection of emmy awards for her interviews and reporting including a lifetime achievement emmy. her latest book is "becoming grandma." i would like to ask you before our speakers begin to please make sure that anything that makes noise like a cellphone is switched off. now, please do join me in welcoming our speakers this evening. [ applause ] >> i'm going to start by putting on the coolest pair of glasses you have ever seen. so when this topic was chosen quite a while ago everybody -- i mean everybody was 100% sure that we were going to have the first woman president. the first grandma president. so in a way tonight is kind of a consolation prize because we're going to be talking about powerful women who are close to the pinnacle, almost there. but for those of us who like to read about the presidency -- and i think the whole
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)