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The First Lady

A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt, this series delves deep into the Ladies' personal and political lives. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the White House's women is no longer hidden from view.

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A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt, this series delves deep into the Ladies' personal and political lives. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the White House's women is no longer hidden from view.

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Viola Davis is Michelle Obama

Viola Davis is Michelle Obama

Gillian Anderson is Eleanor Roosevelt

Gillian Anderson is Eleanor Roosevelt

Michelle Pfeiffer is Betty Ford

Michelle Pfeiffer is Betty Ford

1 Season, 10 Episodes

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    A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies, delving deep into their personal and political lives. Starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt.

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