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August 10, 2018 at 4:49 pm

Washington Post Quotes Jellison on Slow Start to ‘Be Best’ Campaign

Dr. Katherine Jellison, holdng a drawing

Dr. Katherine Jellison

The Washington Post quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, in a Style section article headlined “A tiny staff. An aide’s abrupt departure. That jacket. Why Melania Trump’s Be Best is off to a slow start.”

Katherine Jellison, a history professor at Ohio University, says Be Best so far lacks the vision and presence of Nancy Reagan’s Just Say No campaign or Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative.

“Once it was given a name, there was something there, but what has it developed into?” Jellison asked. “It seems to be ephemeral at the moment.”

Read more in the Washington Post.

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