SOURCE: The New Yorker
What Do We Want in a First Lady?
Books by historian Julia Sweig and journalist Karen Tumulty examine the stated and unstated expecations of the role of First Lady through the stories of Lady Bird Johnson and Nancy Reagan.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Nancy Reagan’s Real Role in the AIDS Crisis
Washington journalist Karen Tumulty writes that Nancy Reagan worked against the demands of social conservatives to ask her husband's administration to pay attention to the AIDS crisis, but her efforts weren't enough.
Hillary's Misinformed Comment About AIDS Shows that LGBT History Still Remains in the Closet
by Jim Downs
It's often either forgotten or distorted.
SOURCE: Huffington Post
Nancy Reagan's Role in the Disastrous War on Drugs
by Tony Newman
President Reagan's drug war began the mass incarceration of blacks. It was a disaster.
Ronald Reagan’s Protector
by Jacob Weisberg
Nancy Reagan was the greatest guardian of her husband’s reputation.
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