A Treasury of White House Tales: Fascinating, Colorful Stories of American Presidents and Their Families

A Treasury of White House Tales: Fascinating, Colorful Stories of American Presidents and Their Families

by Webb B. Garrison
     
 

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From George Washington to George W. Bush, Americans have been fascinated with the men who held the most powerful office in the world. In A Treasury of White House Tales, fifty-one stories about our presidents and their families are told, illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Originally released in 1989, this book by popular writer Webb Garrison has been… See more details below

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From George Washington to George W. Bush, Americans have been fascinated with the men who held the most powerful office in the world. In A Treasury of White House Tales, fifty-one stories about our presidents and their families are told, illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Originally released in 1989, this book by popular writer Webb Garrison has been updated by his granddaughter to include stories about Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. In this book the reader will discover...

What the world's most powerful men have thought of their job
How presidents and their wives first met
What president was head of his prep school cheerleading squad and later managed a professional baseball team
How a beloved president successfully resisted efforts to make him king during the early years of the American Republic
What presidential wife who opposed women's suffrage took over the office of president for several weeks when her husband was incapacitated due to a stroke
What president spent his entire fortune on service to the nation and died penniless when Congress refused to repay his expenses

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558530249
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1990
Series:
The American Tales Ser.
Pages:
254

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