Meet the Presidents

Meet the Presidents

by Walter Eckman

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Overview

Get to know the Presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Barack Obama. Visit the only surviving residence of James Polk in Columbia, Tennessee, or the Lyndon Baines Johnson ranch near Johnson City, Texas. Divided into three regions, these presidential sites – from modest to lofty – reflect the private personalities, lifestyles, and economic status of our country’s leaders, past and present. Through 418 images and engaging text, you’ll go “backstage” at the Kennedy household, find out who had the first White House Christmas tree, and which President was a huge fan of jelly bean candies. Highlights of each administration and fascinating tidbits round out the information featured. This is a great keepsake for lovers of history and resource guide for touring the country in search of our Presidents.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764338380
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 08/28/2011
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Walter Eckman has spent years researching the personal lives of the presidents of the United States. A Chester County native, he has traveled thousands of miles visiting presidential libraries, birthplaces, homesteads, and gravesites.

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