First Lady http://iowapublicradio.org en First Ladies and the Politics of Fashion http://iowapublicradio.org/post/first-ladies-and-politics-fashion <p>The first lady is a wife, a diplomat and often a social activist. We care&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">a great deal about her... and what she wears.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:13:31 +0000 Lindsey Moon & Charity Nebbe 43508 at http://iowapublicradio.org First Ladies and the Politics of Fashion Iowans in the White House http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowans-white-house <p>During the American Revolution future first lady Abigail Adams melted down the family pewter to make bullets.&nbsp; The bullet mold she used will be on display at the <a href="http://www.hoover.archives.gov/">Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum</a> from <span class="introsm">April 19-Oct. 26, 2014, as part of the </span>museum's new exhibit, America’s First Ladies.<span class="introsm"> </span></p><p><span class="introsm">Host </span>Charity Nebbe, gets a preview of the exhibit with curator Melanie Weir and historian Elizabeth Dinschel.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:27:45 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 39270 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowans in the White House President Obama, First Lady, Wrap Up Iowa Swing http://iowapublicradio.org/post/president-obama-first-lady-wrap-iowa-swing <p>President Obama closed out his three-day bus trip across Iowa with an assist— from First Lady Michelle Obama. Her visit helped to highlight the president’s softer side—and remind Iowa why it holds such a special place for the first family.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 11:02:33 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 6449 at http://iowapublicradio.org President Obama, First Lady, Wrap Up Iowa Swing