Untold Stories Of America's First Ladies
Did you know that Eleanor Roosevelt traveled around the country on state business more than her husband? Or that Dolly Madison liked to break the Washington gridlock by throwing fantastic parties? First ladies are closer than anyone to the presidency, and they have the stories to prove it.
- Mark Farkas is the executive producer of C-SPAN's "First Ladies: Influence and Image" and contributor for the newly released book, First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women.