The First Ladies

Recorded January 17, 2024

Facilitator: Mary Weiss

Follow this link to take a virtual tour of Mary McLeod Bethune’s home.

Mary Weiss, a West Palm Beach resident, is a retired lawyer, who practiced for 40 years in government and in-house as general counsel of a prominent Chicago investment management and brokerage firm. She serves on the boards of non-profit organizations, including the Palm Beach County Historical Society. In recent years, she has combined her life-long love of reading with public interviews of well-known authors of recently released books.
A novel about the extraordinary partnership between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune—an unlikely friendship that changed the world.