“I was an ordinary woman who was called onstage at an extraordinary time. I was no different once I became first lady than I had been before. But, through an accident of history, I had become interesting to people.”
First Lady Betty Ford looks toward the Oval Office from a window in the White House residence. 1/20/75
-from the Ford Library
Tonight: Harry Belafonte / Tomorrow: Tom Brokaw
The Carter Presidential Library has quite a line up of guests this week. This evening, November 16th, Harry Belafonte will visit. The entertainer and civil rights advocate will be speaking about his life and new autobiography.
Tomorrow night, November 17th, television news anchor and author Tom Brokaw will be speaking about his latest book, The Time of Our Lives.
The Carter Library is in Atlanta, Georgia and both events start at 7 pm. Learn more about events at the Library here.
Pictured: Harry Belafonte at the March on Washington, August 28, 1963.