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Lou Henry Hoover : activist first lady

Verfasser/in: Nancy Beck Young
Verlag: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2004.
Serien: Modern first ladies.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"Although overshadowed by her higher-profile successors, Lou Henry Hoover was in many ways the nation's first truly modern first lady. She was the first to speak on the radio and give regular interviews. She was the first to be a public political persona in her own right. And, although the White House press corps saw in her "old-fashioned wifehood," she very much foreshadowed the "new woman" of the era."
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Physisches Format Online version:
Young, Nancy Beck.
Lou Henry Hoover.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2004
(OCoLC)636228601
Name: Lou Henry Hoover; Herbert Hoover; Herbert Hoover; Lou Henry Hoover; Lou H Hoover; Herbert Clark Hoover
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Nancy Beck Young
ISBN: 0700613579 9780700613571
OCLC-Nummer: 55534937
Beschreibung: xii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Inhalt: From tomboy to First Lady --
An activist First Lady and traditional Washington --
From private philanthropy to relief politics --
Girl scouting and the Depression --
Lou Henry Hoover in public and private --
Conservative politics after the White House.
Serientitel: Modern first ladies.
Verfasserangabe: Nancy Beck Young.
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Nancy Beck Young presents a documented study of Lou Henry Hoover's White House years, 1929-1933, showing that, far from a passive prelude to Eleanor Roosevelt, she was a true innovator.  Weiterlesen…

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-Lou Henry Hoover was a paradoxical public figure: a self-effacing activist, an unconventional conservative, an innovator wrongly remembered as a standpatter. Young's perceptive and illuminating Weiterlesen…

 
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