Category Archives: LESLIE NIELSON

Goodbye, Betty Ford

By Victoria Looseleaf She was one of our most outspoken, dynamic, fearless and memorable First Ladies. She was Betty Ford, nĂ©e Elizabeth Anne Bloomer, in Chicago in 1918. Her improbable ascent to First Lady as the wife of Gerald Ford, … Continue reading

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The Majesty of Martha

By Victoria Looseleaf All hail the mother of modern dance: Martha Graham. Though she died in 1991, her company, the Martha Graham Dance Company – the oldest contemporary dance troupe in the country – is now in its 85th year. … Continue reading

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