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Inside the White House free pdf National Geographic partners with the White House Historical Association to present this fascinating and comprehensive overview of the nation'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. Organized 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. Learn fascinating details of the real-life Downton Abbey staff who run this grand home. Marvel at the elaborate detail that goes into hosting a state dinner. Meet the beloved pets who've inhabited 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Read about celebrity visitors, the media, and the security so critical in today's world. Sidebars contain tidbits of rare information, and an appendix includes lists of White House First Families, selected menus from state dinners, sample schedules of various presidents, plus historic memorabilia and a complete index. Photos include intimate and candid glimpses of life inside the White House--some never before seen, others long forgotten, and most never displayed in such large format.

About Noel Grove

Veteran author NOEL GROVE, former editor/writer for "National Geographic," has contributed to several books for the Society, including "Atlas of World History" and "Earth's Last Great Places." Grove is collaborating with BILL BUSHONG and JOEL TREESE, White House experts with WHHA. WHHA is a nonprofit historical and educational organization that documents the history of the White House. Its mission is to enhance the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the White House.

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Author : Noel Grove
Publisher : National Geographic Society
Data Published : 05 November 2013
ISBN : 1426211775
EAN : 9781426211775
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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