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March 15, 2019 at 9:49 am

Jellison Quoted on Melania, Ivanka Trump Relationship

Dr. Katherine Jellison, holdng a drawing

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Community News Blog quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “The Truth About Melania and Ivanka Trump’s Unusual Relationship.”

Talking about the almost unprecedented influence that two adult women have on this president (FDR’s relationships with his wife and mother come close), Ohio University professor Katherine Jellison, who has closely studied first ladies, told the New York Times that Trump’s wife and daughter appeared to rotate in and out of the spotlight. “In the case of Melania and Ivanka Trump…sometimes one of them is ‘out front,’ and sometimes it’s the other one who is,” she said.

Read more of the Community News Blog story.

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