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Event - Onstage at the Reagan Library with Anita McBride, Diana Carlin and Nancy Kegan Smith

May 08, 2024

Schedule

6:00 p.m. - Program

7:00 p.m. - Book Signing

 

Simi Valley, CA.

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Event - Onstage at the Reagan Library with Anita McBride, Diana Carlin and Nancy Kegan Smith

May 08, 2024

Schedule

6:00 p.m. - Program

7:00 p.m. - Book Signing

 

Simi Valley, CA.

Please join us for an in-person event for a conversation on the book Remember the First Ladies: The Legacies of America’s History-Making Women (Publish Date: January 5, 2024).   All books must be purchased through the Reagan Library Museum Store to receive signature. 

To sign up for the program and/or to pre-purchase books, please click here.

Remember the First Ladies is a groundbreaking book showing the evolutionary role of first lady and its historic importance on the American presidency. The book shines a light on the influential women who broke barriers and made a mark on our country and, at times, our world, during their tenures in the White House.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:

Anita McBride's White House service spans two decades and three presidential administrations. She served as director of White House Personnel under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush and as director of the U.S. Speaker's Bureau at the United States Information Agency. She then served as assistant to President George W. Bush and chief of staff to First Lady Laura Bush from 2005 to 2009, directing the staff’s work on the wide variety of domestic and global initiatives in which Mrs. Bush was involved.

Diana Carlin is a founding member of the First Ladies Association for Research and Education.

Nancy Kegan Smith is the retired Director of the Presidential Materials Division at the National Archives and Records Administration. She currently is vice president of the First Ladies Association for Research and Education

(L-R) Anita McBride, Diana Carlin, Nancy Kegan Smith, and Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan during a discussion of McBride, Carlin, and Smith’s new book, Remember the First Ladies: The Legacies of America's History-Making Women, in the Archivist’s Reception Room at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on March 4, 2024. National Archives photo by Susana Raab.

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