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Political wives at conventions

Published On: Sep 04 2012 10:37:02 AM PDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2012 11:40:17 AM PDT

As first lady Michelle Obama prepares to speak at the DNC, look back at the role of wives in political conventions.

Barbara Bush
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Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

With her speech supporting George H. W. Bush's 1992 re-election effort, Barbara Bush kicked off the modern tradition, according to an Associated Press story.

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