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New book explores evolving role of America's First Ladies

Part policy messenger, part campaign whisperer, part style icon. Expectations of America's First Lady shift with each administration. In her new book, "American Woman The Transformation of the Modern First Lady from Hillary Clinton to Jill Biden," Katie Rogers explores how each wife has brought something unique to this ever-changing role. Laura Barrón-López sat down with Rogers to discuss more.

New book explores evolving role of America's First Ladies

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  • April 10, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    April 10, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

    S2024 E102 - 57m 46s

    Wednesday on the NewsHour, is inflation under control enough for the Fed to lower interest rates? We speak with a key player watching the economy. The Environmental Protection Agency puts strict limits on the amount of so-called "forever chemicals" in drinking water. Plus, a look at the violent crackdown on some Christian groups in Russian-occupied Ukraine.

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