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Host
Stewart McLaurin
Guest
Anita McBride, Former Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush, Bob Bostock, Special Assistant to Former President Nixon, and Melanie Eisenhower, Granddaughter of President Nixon and Pat Nixon and Great-Granddaughter of President Eisenhower and Mamie Eisenhower
Date
3/22/19
Duration
68 minutes

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Pat Nixon entering the White House as First Lady. Through hard work and a personal touch, she had a remarkable influence on not only the White House, including its collection and preservation, but also on the role of First Lady. White House Historical Association President Stewart McLaurin talks to Anita McBride, Former Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush, Bob Bostock, Special Assistant to Former President Nixon, and Melanie Eisenhower, Granddaughter of President Nixon and Pat Nixon and Great-Granddaughter of President Eisenhower and Mamie Eisenhower, about the life and legacy of First Lady Pat Nixon.

Stewart McLaurinhost

Stewart McLaurin, host

President of the White House Historical Association

As President of the White House Historical Association Stewart McLaurin leads the nonpartisan, nonprofit in its mission to preserve, protect, and provide access to White House history. As a lifelong student of history, Stewart is an avid reader and storyteller. His first book, White House Miscellany was published this past year and he authors a quarterly column in the White House History Journal. Drawing on his own experiences, relationships, and knowledge he provides listeners with a front row seat to history at the White House.