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Moms in Chief: The Rhetoric of Republican Motherhood and the Spouses of Presidential Nominees, 1992–2016

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Tammy R. Vigil explores the function of spouses in recent political campaigns and scrutinizes how their portrayal by opponents, the press, and themselves has challenged or reinforced perceptions of the role of gender and the place of women in American political life. A book signing follows the program.

Rightfully Hers programs are made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, AT&T, Ford Motor Company Fund, Facebook, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation, Google, HISTORY®, and Jacqueline B. Mars. Additional support provided by the Bernstein Family Foundation and the Hearst Foundations. Additional support provided by the Bernstein Family Foundation and the Hearst Foundations.

 

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