Season 22, Episode 4 Dolley Madison

First Aired: March 1, 2010

A profile of Dolley Madison (1768-1849), the spouse of fourth U.S. president James Madison, who transformed the role of president's wife and became America's "first" first lady. The biography includes remarks from Cokie Roberts ("Founding Mothers"), historian Catherine Allgor ("A Perfect Union"), presidential historian Richard Norton Smith and first lady biographer Carl Sferrazza Anthony. David Ogden Stiers narrates.

Watch Now
Paid
Free

Guest Cast

Next On TVSee all »

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: October 4, 1988
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:4.71 out of 5 (31 ratings)
  • Your Rating:
  • Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »