Political wives at conventions

Published On: Sep 04 2012 12:37:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 30 2012 01:27:57 PM CDT

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

Barbara Bush
2 / 10
Alex Wong/Getty Images

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.

Upload Photos / Videos