White House Weddings

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Be a guest at some of the most exclusive weddings in American history!

White House Weddings describes in colorful detail all of the weddings that have taken place in the White House from its beginnings through World War II. Thoroughly researched, it includes interviews with all of the then living brides and grooms, and is replete with anecdotes and tales.
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Overview

Be a guest at some of the most exclusive weddings in American history!

White House Weddings describes in colorful detail all of the weddings that have taken place in the White House from its beginnings through World War II. Thoroughly researched, it includes interviews with all of the then living brides and grooms, and is replete with anecdotes and tales.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595179596
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Pages: 292
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Table of Contents

I. The Question 1
II. A Lie--and the Wedding That History Forgot 10
III. Rejection and Acceptance 17
IV. Washington Society Snubbed 23
V. The Tragic Messrs. Adams 32
VI. Those Jackson Affairs 38
VII. One President's Son 62
VIII. Another President's Daughter 67
IX. The "Presidentress" 73
X. The White House Belle 84
XI. A President's Son Is Married 98
XII. A Dry Occasion 104
XIII. A Presidential "First" 112
XIV. The Princess 134
XV. A Memorable Garden Party 162
XVI. "Half Angel, Half Grecian Statue" 167
XVII. A Simple Event 190
XVIII. A President's Emotional Crisis 203
XIX. Romance in Retrospect 216
XX. A Wedding in Wartime 225
Appendix 237
Index 245
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