Nancy's Corner-Jennifer Chiaverini,Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
Clip: Season 2700 Episode 2703 | 5m 21s
Jennifer Chiaverini presents her first historical novel outside the Elm Creek series. The heroine of this real-life story is Elizabeth Keckley, a dressmaker for President Lincoln’s wife, Mary. Born a slave, but with a strong will and dressmaking talent, Elizabeth was able to earn enough money to purchase freedom for herself and her son. She was also Mrs. Lincoln’s close friend and confidant.
Aired: 08/26/13Video has closed captioning.