A Treasury of White House TalesBook - 1989
From George Washington to George W. Bush, Americans have been fascinated withthe men who held the most powerful office in the world. In A Treasury ofWhite House Tales, fifty-one stories about our presidents and their familiesare told, illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Originally released in1989, this book by popular writer Webb Garrison has been updated by hisgranddaughter to include stories about Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. In thisbook 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 latermanaged a professional baseball team How a beloved president successfully resisted efforts to make him kingduring the early years of the American Republic What presidential wife who opposed women's suffrage took over the officeof president for several weeks when her husband was incapacitated due to astroke What president spent his entire fortune on service to the nation and diedpenniless when Congress refused to repay his expenses
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press, c1989.
Branch Call Number: 973 Gar
Characteristics: 254 p. : 24 cm.