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Under this roof [electronic resource] : The White House and the Presidency—21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories. Paul Brandus.

Brandus, Paul. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781493019311 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: In this history of the highest office of the United States of America, Paul Brandus, White House-based journalist and creator of the enormously popular "West Wing Report" (200K+ followers) on Twitter (@WestWingReport) focuses on an oft ignored key player—the life of the White House itself. Even in this time of relentless coverage of the President's every move, we can forget that he and his advisers are human, with a life filled with smaller personal moments that lead up to the big public ones. Imagine Nixon in the East Room, worrying what would happen if the moon mission fails, or McKinley in the map room knowing he will soon start a war he doesn't want to fight. The events that shaped America have usually started or ended at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, often with the White House becoming part of the story. Some of those narratives peaked in the Oval Office, but more often the most interesting moment occurred in some quieter, domestic event like Edith Wilson running the...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Lyons Press, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5322 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 8025 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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