The First Lady (2022)

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1x1
That White House
Episode overview
After Franklin’s sudden polio diagnosis, Eleanor Roosevelt commits to enabling his political future despite pressure from her mother-in-law, Sara. As the Watergate scandal unfolds, Betty .. show full overview
1x2
Voices Carry
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Moved by the toll the Great Depression has taken on the country, Eleanor presses Franklin to act more boldly and lobbies for an unprecedented formal position in the administration while .. show full overview
1x3
Please Allow Me
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Frustrated by the male dominated world of media and politics, Eleanor holds the White House’s first all-female press conference and grows closer to journalist Lorena “Hick” Hickock. .. show full overview
1x4
Cracked Pot
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Years before first entering the White House, Eleanor discovers Franklin’s marital indiscretions, which push her to socialize with more independent, politically active women in the salons .. show full overview
1x5
See Saw
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Young Eleanor makes her societal debut in New York and meets her ambitious cousin, Franklin; young Betty, trapped in an abusive marriage, finds herself pursued by hotshot lawyer Jerry; young Michelle trains an idealistic summer intern named Barack.
1x6
Shout Out
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Eleanor moves Hick into the White House while Franklin has the FBI spy on her; Betty works to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which aggravates Jerry's staff; Michelle pushes Barack to support marriage equality despite his reelection concerns.
1x7
Nadir
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Eleanor doubles down on her efforts to confront racism; Betty helps Jerry secure the Republican nomination for reelection while her problems with addiction worsen; Michelle grieves after gun violence tragedies and advocates for legislative action.
1x8
Punch Perfect
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Eleanor forces Franklin's hand in assisting Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany; while Jerry spends his retirement on the road, Betty seeks out new party companions at home; despite Barack's hesitations, Michelle directly speaks out about race.
1x9
Rift
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Eleanor rallies the country as the United States enters World War II; after Betty's addiction spirals, Jerry and her family intervene; Michelle joins Hillary Clinton on the 2016 presidential campaign trail to advocate for the dignity of women.
1x10
Victory Dance
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Eleanor receives a last gift from an ailing Franklin: the charter for the League of Nations, a blueprint for their shared lifelong dream of world peace. Betty overcomes vulnerable .. show full overview

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