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The First Ladies Symposium

The First Ladies Symposium

The 2021 First Ladies Symposium will be a day-long event, hosted by the White House Historical Association in partnership with American University's First Ladies Initiative. This symposium will feature prominent scholars, historians, and professionals who will discuss first ladies and gender; first ladies reconsidered; first ladies and communications; and first ladies and their role in historic preservation efforts.

The First Ladies Symposium Videos

Couldn't attend our First Ladies Symposium? Watch all six sessions at the link below.

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