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Rosalynn Carter

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  • A looming crisis in caregiving [Commentary]

    My stay-at-home mom cared for her father for nearly two years until his increasing dementia and the demands of a young family became too much for her. Fortunately, there was a plain, clean, affordable facility staffed by kind souls nearby. My turn at...
  • History Matter: Clever Woman May Duplicate Expensive Shop Models

    100 Years Ago Clever knock-offs From a short story in the Times: "Hand Embroidered Parasols: Clever Woman May Duplicate Expensive Shop Models. That the parasol must match the gown is no sale dictum for this season, for the parasols do carry the...
  • Awards: Some of Columbia's finest

    The following individuals have been named by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as the first Howard County's Finest 39 Under 39, presented by Mercedes-Benz of Baltimore: Joe Alcodray, Mercedes-Benz of Baltimore; Catherine Bedolla, Berkshire Associates; Kelly...
  • Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings

    Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings
    It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale. In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
  • Toni Dewey, 1928-2014

    Toni Dewey, 1928-2014
    Soon after Toni Dewey became the first female corporate vice president of Motorola in the mid-1970s, she and other executives received a memo from the boss that began with the word "Gentlemen." According to longtime friend and two-time Pulitzer Prize-...
  • Review: 'The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection' by Lisa Kathleen Graddy and Amy Pastan

    Review: 'The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection' by Lisa Kathleen Graddy and Amy Pastan
    "First Lady" was a term Jacqueline Kennedy disliked, or so daughter Caroline once recalled, because it sounded so like a racehorse. Mrs. Kennedy, as she preferred to be called, had a point: The president's official hostess — be it wife, niece,...
  • PASSINGS: Mary Finch Hoyt, Antonia Bird, Francisco Mayoral, Bill Mazer

    Mary Finch Hoyt Press secretary to Rosalynn Carter Mary Finch Hoyt, 89, White House press secretary to former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, died Oct. 17 in Washington, according to Carter's spokeswoman Deanna Congileo. She had cancer, the Washington...
  • Obama names Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts to Kennedy Center board

    Obama names Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts to Kennedy Center board
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced today he plans to nominate Laura Ricketts, part owner of the Chicago Cubs, to the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Ricketts has been a key fundraiser for Obama...
  • Georgia rail excursion is built around the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

    Georgia rail excursion is built around the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
    PLAINS, Ga. - The view from the train tells the story of this part of rural southwest Georgia: cotton fields speckled with puffs of white; peanut and soybean fields; groves of towering pecan trees. Rusted old cars that appear to have been parked in the...
  • Rex Scouten dies at 88; longtime White House chief usher

    Rex Scouten dies at 88; longtime White House chief usher
    Rex Scouten, whose 48-year career in the White House began with the Trumans and ended with the Clintons, and whose duties included helping first families transition to their oversized new home, died Feb. 20 at a hospital near his home in Fairfax, Va. He...
  • Coupled in politics

     Coupled in politics
    Angelina and Brad, Kate and William, Hillary and Bill. We can't stop looking, and wondering — what's the magic? While People magazine and the tabloids have their tawdry approaches, distinguished historian William H. Chafe has a different angle. By...
  • Jenny McCarthy's hiring as 'View' co-host is matter of contention

    NEW YORK — Less than a week after Elisabeth Hasselbeck said her goodbyes after 10 years on "The View," another divisive blond has joined the daytime talk show. On Monday, Barbara Walters confirmed the rumors that Playboy model-turned-anti-vaccine-...