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Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts
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Mar 28, 2008

it was amazing

Read this as a book club selection and loved it. Kind of a behind the scenes look at this time period. I was really amazed at the child mortality rate, even in the higher class families. I can't imagine losing 1/3 to 2/3 of my children before they were raised. I was also impressed by how much these women did while their husbands were "running the country." Months and years at a time with little or no contact. Makes the typical 8-5 job seem kind of sissy stuff.
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