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Jackie Kennedy's Major Whitehouse Renovations

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To Jackie Kennedy, appearance was everything. That's why, upon arriving at the White House, she immediately set about redecorating to project a new sense of American style.

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Dolley Madison. Jackie Kennedy. Nancy Reagan. Three women who helped brand their husbands' presidencies by knowing the importance of image and style. Join us as we examine their days in the White House and how they defined their position through a mix of diplomacy, glamour, and when necessary, grit. From grand entrances at inaugural balls to meeting foreign leaders, we show how these stylish women left their mark on the White House and on American history.

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