Edith Wilson: The First Lady Who Became an Acting President — Without Being Elected
For one year and five months, the First Lady oversaw her husband's affairs while he recovered from his illness. Some of her decisions had serious consequences.
Carl Sferrazza Anthony has authored a dozen books on First Ladies, including biographies of Ida McKinley, Nellie Taft, Florence Harding and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, as well as overviews on presidential families. His website (carlanthonyonline.com) focuses on presidential popular culture and unconventional Americana. Trained as journalist, he also serves as a historian for the National First Ladies' Library (www.firstladies.org) researching and writing online biographies to reflect new historical discoveries and the NFLL Blog of original content articles.