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“Why They Wore It” Lecture & Luncheon with Carl Anthony

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Carl Anthony feature
“Why They Wore It’ Luncheon Series

The Nixon Library is hosting an exciting seven-part speaker and luncheon series, featuring six knowledgeable titans of the fashion industry, including those who designed gowns for First Ladies, and those who wrote about, critically reviewed and drew attention to them.

Each luncheon menu will include courses that First Ladies served to their White House guests.

Each lecture will begin with a brief original film that reviews the styles of the First Ladies under discussion, set to popular music of the time period.

GUEST SPEAKER: CARL ANTHONY

Wednesday, August 1st

11 AM lecture
12 Noon luncheon
1 PM book signing

Considered the nation’s expert on the political and social power of presidential wives and families, in this introduction to the series covering Martha Washington to Mamie Eisenhower, Mr. Anthony will talk why First Ladies wore what they did, and the political and cultural consequences of those choices.


Details

Date:
August 1
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/why-they-wore-it-lecture-luncheon-with-carl-anthony-tickets-46822475284

Venue

Richard Nixon Library & Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886 United States
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Phone:
714.993.5075