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Panel on How Writers Portrayed First Ladies

On Valentine’s Day, the American Women National Writers Museum will host a panel on how writers have portrayed America’s first ladies. The event will also celebrate the first anniversary of the organization that dedicates itself to sharing the voices of women writers both past and present, including authors, playwrights, poets, screenwriters and journalists.

The event will take place at the National Press Club Building in the McLendon Room from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event is free. No reservation required.

See who will be on the panel…

1. Lisa Kathleen Graddy, curator of the First Ladies exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History
2. Patricia Krider, executive director of the First Ladies Library in Canton, Ohio
3. Dr. Maurine Beasley, Eleanor Roosevelt biographer, journalism professor emerita at University of Maryland  School of Journalism

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