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As children, we learned about the first ladies from dry, sanitized textbooks that emphasized all of history’s major milestones. But how much about these ladies do you really know? Consider: Dolley Madison loved to chew tobacco. Mary Todd Lincoln conducted seances in the White House on a regular basis. Jacquelyn Kennedy spent $121,000 on her wardrobe in a single year. From Martha Washington and Eleanor Roosevelt to the new first lady, if there is one, Secret Lives of the First Ladies features lively, entertaining profiles of every woman in the White House.