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Christmas In The White House
     

Christmas In The White House

by Albert J. Menendez
 

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This enjoyable book illuminates the long-held traditions and rare occurances that have shaped Christmas at the White House over the course of its history. Albert Menendez poured through diaries, memoirs, letters, newspapers, and more to compile the stories chronicled here, which include a Christmas wedding and honeymoon for Woodrow Wilson, the first lighting of the

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This enjoyable book illuminates the long-held traditions and rare occurances that have shaped Christmas at the White House over the course of its history. Albert Menendez poured through diaries, memoirs, letters, newspapers, and more to compile the stories chronicled here, which include a Christmas wedding and honeymoon for Woodrow Wilson, the first lighting of the National Christmas Tree by Calvin Coolidge, a surprise dinner for poor children hosted by Abraham Lincoln's son, and so much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664222161
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
12/01/1983
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Albert J. Menendez is the author or coauthor of a number of books on American culture and Christmas, including Christmas Songs Made in America.

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