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First Ladies: Lady Bird Johnson


Lead: Her time in the White House began with the tragic assassination of President Kennedy, but Lady Bird Johnson’s service as First Lady was many decades in the making.   Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.   Content: Few politicians of his generation could match the white, hot

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First Ladies: Mary Todd Lincoln II


Lead: Already the subject of much public abuse, Mary Lincoln began to come unglued with the death of the couple’s young son, William. Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts Content: Not until Eleanor Roosevelt did a First Lady have to endure the carping of critics as did Mary

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First Ladies: Mary Todd Lincoln I


Lead: Mary Lincoln was the first Presidential wife to be center of ill-deserved, widespread, and sometimes bitter controversy. Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts Content: When Mary came with her husband to Washington, the city was gloomy with the prospect of civil war. Lincoln’s election in November had

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