Hidden Illness In The White House

Author: Kenneth R. Crispell
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822308393
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Discusses the serious illnesses of three presidents, the inadaquate mechanisms in place at the time of their sicknesses and changes that would resolve problems

Inside The White House

Author: Ronald Kessler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671879197
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Using interviews with Secret Service agents, aides, servants, and others, the author offers a backstage look at the inner workings of the White House

Under This Roof

Author: Paul Brandus
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493019317
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“Like taking a tour of the White House with a gifted storyteller at your side!” Why, in the minutes before John F. Kennedy was murdered, was a blood-red carpet installed in the Oval Office? If Abraham Lincoln never slept in the Lincoln Bedroom, where did he sleep? Why was one president nearly killed in the White House on inauguration day—and another secretly sworn in? What really happened in the Situation Room on September 11, 2001? History leaps off the page in this “riveting,” “fast-moving” and “highly entertaining” book on the presidency and White House in Under This Roof, from award-winning White House-based journalist Paul Brandus. Reporting from the West Wing briefing room since 2008, Brandus—the most followed White House journalist on Twitter (@WestWingReport)—weaves together stories of the presidents, their families, the events of their time—and an oft-ignored major character, the White House itself. Walk with John Adams through the still-unfinished mansion, and watch Thomas Jefferson plot to buy the Louisiana Territory Feel the fear and panic as British invaders approach the mansion in 1814—and Dolley Madison frantically saves a painting of Washington Gaze out the window with Abraham Lincoln as Confederate flags flutter in the breeze on the other side of the Potomac Be in the room as one president is secretly sworn in, and another gambles away the White House china in a card game Stand by the presidential bed as one First Lady—covering up her husband’s illness from the nation—secretly makes decisions on his behalf Learn how telephones, movies, radio, TV changed the presidency—and the nation itself Through triumph and tragedy, boom and bust, secrets and scandals, Brandus takes you to the presidential bedroom, movie theater, Situation Room, Oval Office and more. Under This Roof is a “sensuous account of the history of both the home of the President, and the men and women who designed, inhabited, and decorated it. Paul Brandus captivates with surprising, gloriously raw observations.”

The White House

Author: Nathan Aaseng
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781560067085
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Discusses the history of the home of the United States president, including its location, design and construction, fire and rebuilding, renovations, and how it evolved into a modern residence.

Real Life At The White House

Author: John Whitcomb
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415939515
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The White House

Author: White House Historical Association
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781555535476
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A stunning collection of essays and illustrations offers readers a colorful retrospective of the people who have occupied the presidential mansion since 1800. (History)

Siege At The White House

Author: Paul Cook
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 0738845507
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Paul Cook-historian, world traveler and author, former Colorado State Trooper, college instructor for criminal justice and European protective service director, has written a story that some have declared could never happen in real life. Mr.. Cook thinks otherwise. Based on years of research to include a personal visit to the Executive Mansion, comprehensive international experience with foreign secret service organizations and extensive protective service training in Berlin, London and the United States, Mr.. Cook takes the reader inside the White House before, during and after it has been occupied by Middle East terrorists. It is Inauguration Day and the terrorists have kidnapped the President, First Lady, President-elect and his wife to be held for world changing political demands. What is America going to do? Who will be the President of the United States? Will there be war? Does the American government collapse? The world holds its collective breath while watching the United States in its most dangerous crisis yet. Siege at the White House is a fast paced, surprised-filled thriller based on fact that will keep you on the edge of your seat to the very last paragraph.

The History Of The White House Coloring Book

Author: Steven James Petruccio
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486475565
Size: 15.37 MB
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Visit the most famous house in the United States! Thirty images cover the entire history of the White House, from George Washington's original survey of the site to Michelle Obama's vegetable garden. Captions offer detailed commentary.