A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Leading Ladies of Washington


Celebrity biographer Susan Page joins us to discuss her two recent books ... and the very different women who are pictured on the covers. In "The Matriarch," Page takes us inside the life of former First Lady Barbara Bush. In "Madam Speaker," we meet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Different may they be, both changed the face of Washington.


Panelist
Susan Page

Susan Page is the award-winning Washington bureau chief of USA Today, where she writes about politics and the White House. Page has covered eleven presidential elections and is now covering her seventh White House administration....

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Books:
Madam Speaker
Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power
Susan Page
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Grand Central Publishing
April 2021
ISBN 9781538750698
432 pages
$32.50, NYP
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The Matriarch
Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty
Susan Page
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Grand Central Publishing
April 2020
ISBN 9781538713631
Paperback, 432 pages
$19.99, INSTORE
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