In Memoriam: Jean Webb Vaughan Smith

When Jean Webb Vaughan Smith died in January in Los Angeles, at the age of 93, she was best known to many as a close friend of Nancy and Ronald Reagan and a Washington insider in the Eisenhower and Reagan administrations. Fair on both counts.

But Jean was also a true Junior Leaguer.

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So who was Betty Ford?

Wife? Mother? First Lady? Cancer survivor? Activist for women’s issues? Substance abuse prevention trailblazer? All of those descriptions fit the woman whose death touched so many people, including some too…
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The Good Food Paradox

In a nation criss-crossed by strip malls dotted with fast-food restaurants where one thousand-calorie meals are available in an instant for less than what it costs to buy a gallon…
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