The White House in Mourning: Deaths and Funerals of Presidents in Office by Martin S. Nowak | 9780786447756 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The White House in Mourning: Deaths and Funerals of Presidents in Office

The White House in Mourning: Deaths and Funerals of Presidents in Office

by Martin S. Nowak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786447753

ISBN-13: 9780786447756

Pub. Date: 04/26/2010

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

Eight U.S. presidencies have ended in death. This work covers the deaths and attendant mourning and funeral rituals for each of the presidents who died in office. For each president, there is a biographical overview, health history, and discussion of the final illness or murder. Each president's state funeral is covered in detail, including the aftermath, the

Overview

Eight U.S. presidencies have ended in death. This work covers the deaths and attendant mourning and funeral rituals for each of the presidents who died in office. For each president, there is a biographical overview, health history, and discussion of the final illness or murder. Each president's state funeral is covered in detail, including the aftermath, the response of the family, the nation, and the world. The work also includes an appendix of laws concerning assaults on the president and office regulations for funerals, and photographs from the Library of Congress, presidential libraries, historical societies and the author's own collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786447756
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/26/2010
Series:
History/United States/Presidents
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Preface 1

Introduction 3

1 Keeping the President Safe 15

2 William Henry Harrison 29

3 Zachary Taylor 46

4 Abraham Lincoln 58

5 James Abram Garfield 95

6 William McKinley 122

7 Warren Gamaliel Harding 149

8 Franklin Delano Roosevelt 169

9 John Fitzgerald Kennedy 189

Appendix - Laws and Regulations 213

Notes 229

Bibliography 237

Index 243

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