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Presidents and Their Children
Presidents and Their Children(14 Photos)
First families have shared the public spotlight with each president of the United States.
Washington, D.C.(10 Photos)
The capital of the United States, Washington, D.C., is home to many of the country's most iconic landmarks, including the White House, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol.
First LadiesVideo Clip (1:50)
Video Clip (1:50)
These U.S. first ladies made their mark during their stays at the White House.
Jackie Kennedy: Queen of Camelot
Jackie Kennedy: Queen of CamelotVideo Clip (2:42)
Video Clip (2:42)
Jackie Kennedy epitomized the youth and glamour of the Kennedy family.
Deconstructing History: White House
Deconstructing History: White HouseVideo Clip (1:35)
Video Clip (1:35)
It may not have been home to the president until 1800 or even called the White House until 1901, but it remains a symbol of freedom and democracy throughout the world.
Dolley Madison Saves Washington's Portrait
Dolley Madison Saves Washington's PortraitVideo Clip (2:40)
Video Clip (2:40)
Hear the tale of how first lady Dolley Madison risked her life to save George Washington's portrait from a fiery fate as British troops approached the White House.
Romance of John and Abigail Adams
Romance of John and Abigail AdamsVideo Clip (2:12)
Video Clip (2:12)
Watch the budding relationship between John Adams and Abigail Smith.
White House Christmas
White House ChristmasVideo Clip (0:45)
Video Clip (0:45)
Lyndon and Ladybird Johnson celebrate Christmas morning at the White House in 1968.
Ladybird Johnson Enjoys White House Fair
Ladybird Johnson Enjoys White House FairVideo Clip (0:50)
Video Clip (0:50)
In a History Uncut video, see footage of President Lyndon B. Johnson's wife, Ladybird Johnson, enjoying herself at a fair at the White House in 1967.
JFK and Jackie Wed
JFK and Jackie WedVideo Clip (0:47)
Video Clip (0:47)
A newsreel from 1953 reports on the marriage of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier.
Lincoln the Commander in Chief
Lincoln the Commander in ChiefVideo Clip (4:56)
Video Clip (4:56)
After the Civil War, President Lincoln consoles a nation in mourning, often writing personal letters of condolence to the families of fallen Union soldiers.
Abraham Lincoln's Family Life
Abraham Lincoln's Family LifeVideo Clip (4:13)
Video Clip (4:13)
Abraham Lincoln was an unlikely family man, but marriage and fatherhood helped him lead the nation through crisis.
Veterans Day: The First Lady and Dr. Jill Biden
Veterans Day: The First Lady and Dr. Jill BidenVideo Clip (0:30)
Video Clip (0:30)
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden tell us about supporting veterans on Veterans Day.
History Uncut: Ladybird Johnson
History Uncut: Ladybird JohnsonVideo Clip (0:49)
Video Clip (0:49)
See footage of former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson at the White House Fair in this video clip form 'History Uncut'.
Betty Ford Recalls Intervention
Betty Ford Recalls InterventionVideo Clip (1:53)
Video Clip (1:53)
Betty Ford on her success on being sober.
History Uncut: Lyndon and Ladybird Xmas Morning 1968
History Uncut: Lyndon and Ladybird Xmas Morning 1968Video Clip (0:44)
Video Clip (0:44)
Spend Christmas morning at the White House with President Lyndon Johnson and his wife Lady Bird in this video clip from 'History Uncut'.
Hillary Makes History
Hillary Makes HistoryVideo Clip (3:40)
Video Clip (3:40)
On Path to the Podium, we hear about Hillary Clinton's life. She was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Wellesley College. While there she was an active Republican, but that changed after the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War.
Speeches & Audio (2)
First Lady Betty Ford Delivers President Ford's Concession
First Lady Betty Ford Delivers President Ford's ConcessionAudio Clip (0:58)
Audio Clip (0:58)
In November 1976, President Gerald Ford was defeated in his re-election campaign by challenger Jimmy Carter. Because Ford was hoarse from campaigning, First Lady Betty Ford speaks on his behalf, informing the nation that the president officially conceded and offered his congratulations to the new president-elect.
First American Woman in Space
First American Woman in SpaceAudio Clip (0:50)
Audio Clip (0:50)
Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space when the shuttle Challenger takes off on June 18, 1983. The historical moment is noted in communication just after liftoff.
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