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At the turn of the 21st century, experts in public address were asked to identify the top 100 political speeches of the 20th century. Over 100 scholars submitted their choices and among the final 100 were four by first ladies--two by Eleanor Roosevelt, one by Barbara Bush, and one by Hillary Clinton. This upcoming History Happy Hour program explores the entrance of first ladies onto the public speaking platform with Lou Henry Hoover and what made the four speeches stand out for the critics.

Come and join us on Thursday, April 25 at 6:00 pm ET to hear Dr. Diana Carlin, speak about this fascinating history, alongside Chief Education Officer and historian Dr. Matthew Costello, who will moderate the episode!

Starting February 1st, we are partnering with Diageo North America, who will bring new and innovative cocktails to life during our mixology sessions