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“It All Began So Beautifully”
A 'Lady Bird Diaries’ review, plus the Bidens to head to Lewiston and Trump says Melania doesn’t approve of his campaign style.
Weekly Wrap is a collection of headlines from the past week. Some publications have paywalls.
The Washington Post
Nov. 1, 2023 — Review: “It all began so beautifully.” These are the opening words of “The Lady Bird Diaries,” Dawn Porter’s mesmerizing documentary portrait of former First Lady Lady Bird Johnson. The words are Lady Bird’s own, as is most of the narration of this extraordinary contemporaneous account of her husband Lyndon’s presidency. Read more
Portland Press Herald
Nov. 1, 2023 — President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will visit Lewiston on Friday as the community mourns the killing of 18 people in a mass shooting spree last week, the White House has confirmed. Read more
The Daily Mail
Donald Trump and Wife Melania Are Photographed in Public for the First Time in Five Months at Mar-a-Lago Halloween Party
Nov. 1, 2023 — Donald and Melania Trump joined a raucous Halloween party at Mar-a-Lago last night as they were photographed in public together for the first time in five months. Making a grand entrance to Metallica's metal hit 'Enter Sandman', Trump chose not to dress up, wearing a suit and traditional red tie as he gave a thumbs up to the cheering crowd. Read more
PBS News Hour
Oct. 30, 2023 — Gray skies and drizzle added a spooky element and books were as abundant as candy at Halloween eve trick-or-treating that President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden hosted at the White House. Read more
Oct. 30, 2023 — First Lady Dr. Jill Biden reveals her Halloween costume as a cat at this year's White House Halloween celebration. View here
Oct. 30, 2023 — Former President Donald Trump explained what concerns his wife has about his 2024 presidential campaign at a rally in Iowa over the weekend. Donald Trump told the audience at his Sunday rally in Sioux City, Iowa, that former First Lady Melania Trump doesn't like his theatrical bits and dancing because she doesn't find it "presidential." Read more
Oct. 27, 2023 — Jill Biden visited Philly's Independence Visitors Center on Friday to launch "Well Versed," Nickelodeon's new musical civics show. “When we understand civics – how our government works and how to hold it accountable – we are able to help each other and make our country the best it can be,” says Biden. Read more
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