First Ladies in Vogue! First Ladies with power!

It began in the late 1920s when Lou Henry Hoover, the wife of President Herbert Hoover, sat for a portrait taken by photographer Edward Steichen. The stately image appeared in the May 11, 1929 issue of Vogue—just a few months before the stock-market crash that precipitated the Great Depression—and started a now long-standing tradition of… More First Ladies in Vogue! First Ladies with power!

The power of propaganda… life without Winnie the Pooh

In this photo: Elena, Clare and Ana. The cold war ended when I was still in school.  I was mostly oblivious.  I watched the wall crumble, but at that moment, I didn’t understand the importance. Over a decade later, I moved to Moldova as a Peace Corps volunteer.  I was partnered with people, generally woman,… More The power of propaganda… life without Winnie the Pooh