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Jessie Sargent, at 92; helped broaden role of governor's wife

Jessie Sargent described the years her husband, Francis W. Sargent, was in office in her memoir, ''The Governor's Wife.'' Jessie Sargent described the years her husband, Francis W. Sargent, was in office in her memoir, ''The Governor's Wife.'' (The Boston Globe/file 1974)
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / August 27, 2008

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Jessie Fay Sargent called her memoir "The Governor's Wife" and added the subtitle "A View from Within," though she made it clear that during the years her husband was in office, she spent as much time being viewed as she did training her penetrating gaze on those around her. (Full article: 1127 words)

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