first lady http://wamc.org en Vermont Fifth Graders Invited to Help First Lady Garden http://wamc.org/post/vermont-fifth-graders-invited-help-first-lady-garden <p></p><p></p><p>The school superintendent in Milton, Vermont, says five fifth graders have been invited to Washington to help First Lady Michelle Obama plant the White House garden this spring. Fri, 29 Mar 2013 00:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 60955 at http://wamc.org Vermont Fifth Graders Invited to Help First Lady Garden New C-SPAN series puts limelight on first ladies http://wamc.org/post/new-c-span-series-puts-limelight-first-ladies <p></p><p></p><p>The holiday might be called Presidents’ Day, but as historians and contemporary White House watchers well know, First Ladies often play a major role in any administration aside from their ceremonial duties. Some, like Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton, were outsize political forces in their own rights, while the influence of others, like Edith Wilson, is only revealed years later.</p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 58671 at http://wamc.org New C-SPAN series puts limelight on first ladies "American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama" http://wamc.org/post/american-tapestry-story-black-white-and-multiracial-ancestors-michelle-obama <p>We welcome New York Times journalist, Rachel L. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:10:39 +0000 Joe Donahue 45641 at http://wamc.org "American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama"