The Age of Magazines
Barbara Bush: First Ladies' Lives
Skill: Middle School
Time Required: One to two class periods
Barbara Bush was especially aware of the growth of large circulation magazines. Her father was chairman of the McCall Corporation, the parent company of a leading women’s magazine in the middle of the 20th century.
Each of the publications has its own website with much information available. These can be accessed by means of a standard Google search.
This lesson was developed by Bette Brooks, Kent State University.