Presented with the National Cherry Blossom Festival
One of Americaв’s most remarkable First Ladies, Lady Bird Johnson (1963-69), spearheaded a national effort to beautify our highways, neighborhoods and communities. The film follows Lady Bird from her humble beginnings to her marriage to one of the Americaв’s most powerful men and her emergence as an environmental leader. Archival photos, comments by friends and relations, and an in-depth interview with Lady Bird herself, provide a deeply personal and riveting look at her life. Written, directed and narrated by Charles Guggenheim. Produced by Grace Guggenheim.
Introduced by Grace Guggenheim, producer of the film and President of Guggenheim Productions. Discussion with Lady Birdв’s former press secretary Bess Abell, Lady Birdв’s granddaughter, Lucinda Robb, andВ Nash Castro, who, as Assistant Director of the National Capital Region for the National Park Service, assisted Lady Bird in her beautification projects, follows screening.
Tuesday, March 24, 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $5, General; $4, Members, Seniors and Students. No reservations required.
National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave., NW (Metro: Metro Center)