Oval Office Oddities

Oval Office Oddities is a grand compendium of fascinating, sometimes embarrassing presidential facts, gaffes, and oddball behaviors—available in plenty of time for Election Day!

Oval Office Oddities

Every four years Americans go to the polls to elect a leader—a personage of unimpeachable sobriety and moral standing who will serve as a paragon for the rest of us. But truth be told, presidents and their families are people too—with quirks and character flaws like everyone else . . . and plenty of skeletons rattling around in their closets. Oval Office Oddities is a grand compendium of fascinating, sometimes embarrassing presidential facts, gaffes, and oddball behaviors—available in plenty of time for Election Day! White House Whoopee: We've all heard about the dalliances of Clinton and Kennedy—but what were Washington, Jefferson, FDR, and Ike doing behind closed doors? America's Imelda: Mary Todd Lincoln had an endearing little clothing fetish . . . and once purchased 300 pairs of gloves in a single month! Go West, Young Prez: "California Dreamin'" was not a top presidential priority . . . since no Commander in Chief bothered to visit the neglected coast until Rutherford B. Hayes did in 1880. Crazy Jack: Many prominent leaders were absolutely convinced that John Adams was stark raving bonkers!

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Oval Office Oddities
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Bill Fawcett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-13 - Publisher: Harper Collins

Every four years Americans go to the polls to elect a leader—a personage of unimpeachable sobriety and moral standing who will serve as a paragon for the rest of us. But truth be told, presidents and their families are people too—with quirks and character flaws like everyone else . .
Oval Office Oddities
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Bill Fawcett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-10 - Publisher: Wordfire Press

Every four years Americans go to the polls to elect a leader, someone serious, distinguished, respectable, with perfect sobriety and moral standing who will serve as a paragon for the rest of us. But presidents and their families are people too-with quirks and character flaws like everyone else . .
Oval Office Occult
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Brian M. Thomsen
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-01 - Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

An entertaining and informative look at our paranormal presidencies." --Bill Fawcett, author of Oval Office Oddities The Discovery Channel's A Haunting meets the History Channel's The Presidents inside this collection of strange-but-true tales of White House weirdness. Brian M. Thomsen offers a series of nonpartisan accounts of spirits, specters, and
Dead Presidents: An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nations Leaders
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Brady Carlson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-01 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

"Entertaining…Carlson shifts deftly among sombre, macabre, and playful stories and shows how the death-tourism industry reveals more than amusing trivia." —The New Yorker In Dead Presidents, public radio host and reporter Brady Carlson takes readers on an epic trip to presidential gravesites, monuments, and memorials from sea to shining sea.
What They Didn't Teach You in American History Class
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Mike Henry
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-18 - Publisher: R&L Education

For the average person, most of the American history that he or she knows comes from facts taught to them in school to prepare them for their state mandated tests. That's not the fault of their teachers who were just carrying out the directives of their employers. But it's also