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First Ladies Initiative


Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
(202) 885-3491

Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016
First Ladies Conference at George HW Bush Library

Video Coverage

You can watch nearly all of the previous First Ladies conferences on C-SPAN.

Photo by Eric Draper for the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University

Poverty-Fighting with CARE

First Ladies at Arena Stage

Panelists Allida Black, author of "The First Ladies of the United States," and Anita McBride, Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush, discuss the influence of (and our fascination with) America's First Ladies

WONK Challenge Videos

First Ladies WONK Anita McBride hosted these WONK challenges at Washington Nationals games during the 2013 season.



Women in Afghanistan Panel

Following a showing of Love in Afghanistan at the Arena Stage, Anita McBride took part in a panel discussion titled "What's It Like to Be a Woman in Afghanistan?"