Noel Grove, William B. Bushong, Joel D. Treese "Inside the White House: Stories from the World's Most Famous Residence"
This is a fascinating and comprehensive overview of the America's first house. Compelling stories - some never before told - bring the White House to life for history buffs, patriots, and fans of Americana. In collaboration with the White House Historical Association, National Geographic presents this authoritative overview of America's first home featuring never-before published stories and photographs. Organised by theme, discover what makes the White House tick - from its beginnings to the modern day, from the architecture, to the staff, to the first families. You can learn fascinating details of the real-life backroom staff who run this grand home. You can marvel at the elaborate detail that goes into hosting a state dinner. You can meet the beloved pets who've inhabited 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. You can read about celebrity visitors, the media, and the security so critical in today's world. Sidebars contain snippets of rare information, and an appendix includes lists of White...