Katherine Graham would find out her husband was having affair and so the couple separated. She fought to be the president of the Washington Post Company in 1962. On Aug. 3,1963, Mr. Graham shot himself at the family's retreat Glen Welby. "What I essentially did was put one foot in front of the other, shut my eyes, and step off the edge. The surprise was that I landed on my feet." Katherine Graham
THIS is what a First Lady looks like. "Whatever else history may say about me when I'm gone, I hope it will record that I appealed to your best hopes, not your worst fears, to your confidence rather than your doubts. My dream is that you will travel the road ahead with liberty's lamp guiding your steps and opportunity's arm steadying your way." ~ Ronald Reagan ~ 1992 Republican National Convention
State Convention in Minnesota, 1954. Eugenie M. Anderson (1909-1997) was the first woman appointed as a United States Ambassador. In 1949, President Truman selected Anderson to be the Ambassador to Denmark.