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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Dolley Madison

  • Aired: 03/28/2011
  • 01:23:10
  • Expires: 02/28/2013
  • Rating: TV-PG
Dolley Madison lived through the two wars that established the U.S., was friends with the first 12 Presidents, and watched America evolve from a struggling young republic to the first modern democracy in the world. She was nicknamed "Queen Dolley," and when she died she was given the largest state funeral the capital had ever seen for a woman.
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She defined the role of the President's wife and changed the face of the presidency.
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