The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,667,858 members ⚫ 1,180,414 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Hidden Power

Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our History

Hidden Power by Kati Marton
Add to cart
US$ 11.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
Kati Marton’s bestselling Hidden Power is an engrossing look at twelve presidential marriages–from Edith and Woodrow Wilson to Laura and George W. Bush–that have profoundly affected America’s history.

Marton uncovers the behind-the-scenes dynamics of the ultimate power couples, showing how first ladies have used their privileged access to the president to influence staffing, promote causes, and engage directly in policy-making. Edith Wilson secretly ran the country after Woodrow’s debilitating stroke. Eleanor Roosevelt was FDR’s moral compass. And Laura Bush, initially shy of any public role, has proven to be the emotional ballast for her husband. Through extensive research and interviews, Marton reveals the substantial–yet often overlooked–legacy of presidential wives, providing insight into the evolution of women’s roles in the twentieth century and vividly depicting the synergy of these unique political partnerships.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group; September 2010
432 pages; ISBN 9780307764225
Download in secure EPUB
Title: Hidden Power
Author: Kati Marton
 
  • News
7 great lessons on marriage from Nancy and Ronald Reagan - NewsOK.com
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 23:08:51 -0800
7 great lessons on marriage from Nancy and Ronald ReaganNewsOK.com"It's impossible to imagine Ronald Reagan being ...
Nancy Reagan dies at 94; first lady was a defining figure of the 1980s - Monitor
Sun, 06 Mar 2016 14:15:08 -0800
MonitorNancy Reagan dies at 94; first lady was a defining figure of the 1980sMonitor"Nancy believed this was her ...
State of the Union - New Yorker
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:56:00 -0800
New YorkerState of the UnionNew YorkerOn September 16, 2010, Robert Gibbs, Barack Obama's longtime press secretary, was ...
ISBNs
0307764222
9780307764225
9780385721882