First ladies and their causes

Published On: Apr 13 2012 09:26:20 AM PDT   Updated On: Sep 30 2012 02:22:46 PM PDT

First lady Michelle Obama worked out with trainers from "The Biggest Loser" at the White House as part of her national Let's Move! initiative. Take a look at other Presidential first ladies and the causes they have supported.

First lady Pat Nixon
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U.S. Library of Congress

Pat Nixon used her position as first lady to encourage volunteer service--"the spirit of people helping people." She also invited hundreds of families to nondenominational Sunday services in the East Room.


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