Ladies, First Podcast: March 19, 2018

Ep. 3: Jackie Kennedy and the Art of Soft Power

While Jacqueline Kennedy is credited with changing the fashion industry, she also modernized the Office of First Lady. If we look beyond the fashion headlines and extravagant events, we find that Jackie used soft power to influence and advance policy. We chatted with Dr. Elizabeth Natalle, author of Jacqueline Kennedy and the Architecture of First Lady Diplomacy to learn more about Jackie's use of soft power.

While Jacqueline Kennedy is credited with changing the fashion industry, she also modernized the Office of First Lady. If we look beyond the fashion headlines and extravagant events, we find that Jackie used soft power to influence and advance policy. We chatted with Dr. Elizabeth Natalle, author of Jacqueline Kennedy and the Architecture of First Lady Diplomacy to learn more about Jackie's use of soft power. 

There is so much more to the elite sorority of first ladies than fashion and state dinners. The Ladies, First podcast mini-series takes an informative, and entertaining look at our first ladies’ legacies and how their leadership has shaped our nation and the international community.

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