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Page Turners Series: Nadine Eckhardt, author of Duchess of Palms and Sarah Eckhardt, Travis County Commissioner and LBJ School Alumna

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Nadine Eckhardt, Author of Duchess of Palms

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009

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Nadine Eckhardt read from her memoir, Duchess of Palms. Joining Eckhardt for this event was her daughter, Sarah Eckhardt, Travis County Commissioner and LBJ alumna. Their discussion will address the extent to which political roles and opportunities have expanded for women since the time of LBJ when Nadine Eckhardt came of age.