A Treasury of White House Tales

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Jan 9, 2002 - History
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From George Washington to George W. Bush, Americans have been fascinated with the men who held the most powerful office in the world. In A Treasury of White House Tales, fifty-one stories about our presidents and their families are told, illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Originally released in 1989, this book by popular writer Webb Garrison has been updated by his granddaughter to include stories about Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. In this book the reader will discover...

  • What the world's most powerful men have thought of their job
  • How presidents and their wives first met
  • What president was head of his prep school cheerleading squad and later managed a professional baseball team
  • How a beloved president successfully resisted efforts to make him king during the early years of the American Republic
  • What presidential wife who opposed women's suffrage took over the office of president for several weeks when her husband was incapacitated due to a stroke
  • What president spent his entire fortune on service to the nation and died penniless when Congress refused to repay his expenses

 

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Contents

I
5
II
12
III
19
IV
33
V
43
VI
53
VII
59
VIII
69
XVII
172
XVIII
187
XIX
193
XX
203
XXI
213
XXII
222
XXIII
235
XXIV
244

IX
81
X
89
XI
100
XII
112
XIII
123
XIV
137
XV
153
XVI
161
XXV
250
XXVI
261
XXVII
269
XXVIII
278
XXIX
289
XXX
300
XXXI
312
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