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Episode description: Style icon, extravagant hostess, humanitarian, doting mother, trusted political advisor and diplomat. These are the roles we now expect in a First Lady, roles created by President James Madison's wife, Dolley. Tony Award-winner Eve Best stars as America's "first First Lady" and Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays is James Madison.

Rating: [TV-G] (General Audience)

Series Information: American Experience

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First aired: Monday, March 1, 2010 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)


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