The Hidden White House
Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America's Most Famous Residence
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Imprint:||Thomas Dunne Books|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $26.99|
| Book Description: |
Critically acclaimed author Robert Klara leads readers through an unmatched tale of political ambition and technical skill: the Truman administration's controversial rebuilding of the White House.
In 1948, President Harry Truman, enjoying a bath on the White House's second floor, almost plunged through the ceiling of the Blue Room into a tea party for the Daughters of the American Revolution. A handpicked team of the country's top architects conducted a secret inspection of...