The remarkable life of the first woman since Abigail Adams to be wife to one US President and mother to another. Our profile includes some lesser-known details of Mrs. Bush's life, including: the death of her 3-year-old daughter from leukemia; the depression she suffered in the mid-1970s; and her battles with Nancy Reagan when Barbara felt she and husband George had been given short shrift when he was Vice President. We also cover her long crusade against illiteracy and her enormous popularity as First Lady.
Check out BIO’s original video series, American Freedom Stories, about the historic events of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, and the leaders and everyday heroes who fought to make racial equality a reality. Watch videos.
The Emmy Award-winning Education Department of A&E Television Networks develops educational resources for teachers. Check out some fascinating BIO BLOG articles by the education team.
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