If the Walls Could Talk: Family Life at the White House Jane OConnor

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If the Walls Could Talk: Family Life at the White House  by  Jane OConnor

If the Walls Could Talk: Family Life at the White House by Jane OConnor
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In case youve ever wondered, the walls at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue have eyes and ears -- and, whats more, they dont miss a thing. Now, listen up because the walls have a thing or two to tell you!During President John Tylers presidency, theMoreIn case youve ever wondered, the walls at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue have eyes and ears -- and, whats more, they dont miss a thing.

Now, listen up because the walls have a thing or two to tell you!During President John Tylers presidency, the White House was such a mess that it was called the Public Shabby House.President William Howard Taft was so large that he had to have a jumbo-size bathtub installed -- one big enough for four people.President Andrew Jacksons open door policy at the White House resulted in 20,000 people showing up for his inauguration party.

(The new president escaped to the quiet of a nearby hotel!)President Abraham Lincoln didnt mind at all that his younger sons, Tad and Willie, kept pet goats in their White House bedrooms.Children all across the country sent in their own money to build an indoor swimming pool for wheelchair-bound President Franklin D. Roosevelt so that he could exercise.President Harry S. Truman knew it was time to renovate the White House after a leg on his daughters piano broke right through the floor.Hear these funny, surprising stories and more about the most famous home in America and the extraordinary families who have lived in it.



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