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The First Lady: Please Allow Me (S1EP3 Showtime Sun May 1, 2022)

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Please Allow Me: Eleanor, frustrated with the male-dominated worlds of journalism and politics, hosts the White House’s first all-female press conference and develops a friendship with journalist Lorena “Hick” Hickock. Betty’s public disclosure of her breast cancer diagnosis changes public sentiment away from Jerry’s contentious pardon of Nixon and establishes Betty as a popular figure among American women. Following Barack’s defeat in the midterm elections, Michelle establishes a new healthy school lunch programme, prompting a gridlocked Congress to approve new laws.

Airdate: Sun May 1, 2022 at 21:00 on Showtime

Season 1 Episode 3

In the East Wing of the White House, many of history’s most impactful and world-changing decisions have been hidden from view, made by America’s charismatic, complex and dynamic first ladies. The First Lady will peel back the curtain on the personal and political lives of these enigmatic women, with season one focusing on Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford and Michelle Obama.