Why Are We Still Pushing First Ladies As Role Models For Our Girls?
Why are we still pushing first ladies as role models for our girls?
President Calvin Coolidge didn’t want to talk politics with his glamorous wife, Grace. And he certainly didn’t want her to discuss current events in public.
He liked to see Mrs. Coolidge in stylish dresses, and she cheerfully obliged, keeping a hat and gloves perpetually at the ready so he could schedule formal events for her without warning. And what did Grace have to say about that setup?
“I am rather proud of the fact … that my husband feels free to make his decisions and act upon them without consulting me,” she reports in “A Kids’ Guide to America’s First Ladies” …