The Fascinating Platforms of 10 First Ladies

These women used their unique positions to enact change.

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1. Ellen Wilson

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2. Edith Wilson

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  • Edith Wilson helping her husband Woodrow Wilson as he signs a document. 

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3. Lou Hoover

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4. Eleanor Roosevelt

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5. Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson

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6. Betty Ford

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7. Rosalynn Carter

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8. Nancy Reagan

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9. Laura Bush

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10. Michelle Obama

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