American Experience - Season 22, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Dolley Madison


Episode Info

A profile of Dolley Madison (1768-1849), the spouse of fourth U.S. president James Madison, who transformed the role of president's wife and became America's "first" first lady. The biography includes remarks from Cokie Roberts (Founding Mothers), historian Catherine Allgor (A Perfect Union), presidential historian Richard Norton Smith, and first lady biographer Carl Sferrazza Anthony.


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