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Book Signing with Betty Monkman

FamilyPlease join the White House Historical Association as they host Betty Monkman for a book signing at the White House History Shop.The author will be signing the following books:The Living White HouseNow in its fourteenth edition, The Living White House opens the gates to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, presenting the more than 200-year history of life in the most famous house in America. Inspired by First Lady Lady Bird Johnson and first released in 1966, the Living White House is the story of the ongoing history of life as lived in the Executive Mansion. The White House: Its Historic Furnishings & First FamiliesThis book tells the story of the historic objects in the White House. A symbol of the nation for more than two-hundred years, the White House has been home to every president and his family, except for George Washington. John and Abigail Adams were its first residents, but Washington had left his mark by selecting the site and approving the design. Each family since has been encouraged through regular congressional and private funds to make it a comfortable home and to acquire furniture and decorative art to fulfill the White House's role as a nexus of ceremony and entertaining. As a result, the furnishings in the White House cover a wide range of genres, all rich with historic association. This award-winning book is an ideal read for any lover of American history or decorative arts. The new edition of The White House: Its Historic Furnishings and First Families features photography, never before published, of the White House rooms from the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations. The White House: An Historic GuideSince 1962, the celebrated spaces and rich history of the White House have been portrayed for the public in this continually updated guidebook. New to this twenty-fourth edition are the White House Movie Theatre, President Donald J. Trump's Oval Office, and images of the East and West Garden Rooms. The guide also includes a walking tour of the
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July 12, 2019
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July 12, 2019
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White House History Shop 1610 H Street NW Washington, District of Columbia 20006 United States
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