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With guest host Jane Clayson. 

Presidential daughters and granddaughters Barbara and Jenna Bush join the program to talk about their new book, "Sisters First."

The book explores the stories behind the headlines, from a childhood in Texas to a young adulthood in the White House — and in the public eye.

In a file photo, Former First Daughters Barbara Bush, right, and Jenna Bush Hager, speak at a fundraiser luncheon in Nebraska. (Nati Harnik/AP)
In a file photo, Former First Daughters Barbara Bush, right, and Jenna Bush Hager, speak at a fundraiser luncheon in Nebraska. (Nati Harnik/AP)

Talk about ringside seats to history.  Barbara and Jenna Bush were front row, middle.  As little girls, their grandfather was president of the United States, the White House their playground.  Later, their father was president and their mother First Lady at one of the most difficult times in our history.  A privilege, yes.  But having people you love as people, in the hot glare of world politics, that’s tough.  This hour, On Point:  twin tales from the Bush daughters.

Guests:

Jenna Bush HagerNBC Today Show correspondent and editor-at-large for Southern Living. (@jennabushhager)

Barbara BushCEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps.

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Excerpted from SISTERS FIRST: Stories From Our Wild and Wonderful Life. Copyright © 2017 by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush. Reprinted with permission of Grand Central Publishing. All rights reserved.

This program aired on October 26, 2017.

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