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Life Inside the White House
A Bibliography

Mon Nov 2 14:16:36 MST 2015

All Presidents
The Black History of the White House by Clarence Lusane [★★★]
The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House by Jesse Holland [not yet rated]
Presidential Retreats by Peter Hannaford [★★]
White House Butlers by Howard Brinkley [★★★]

The White House: Its Historic Furnishings & First Families by Betty C. Monkman [★★★★★]
The President's House: 1800 to the Present The Secrets and History of the World's Most Famous Home by Margaret Truman [★★★★★]
Real Life at the White House by John and Claire Whitcomb [★★★★★]

Madison
A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison by Paul Jennings [★★★★★] [online]

A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor [★★★]

Lincoln
Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House by Elizabeth Keckley [★★★★★]

B. Harrison to Hoover
Forty-Two years in the White House by Irwin Hood (Ike) Hoover [★★★★★]

Taft to Coolidge
Secrets of the White House by Elizabeth Jaffray [★★★]

Taft to Eisenhower
Backstairs at the White House by Gwen Bagni and Paul Dubov [★★★★★]
Backstairs at the White House [DVD] [★★★★★]

Wilson to Roosevelt
Starling of the White House: the story of the man whose Secret service detail guarded five presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Franklin D. Roosevelt as told to Thomas Sugrue by Colonel Edmund W. Starling [★★★★★]

Harding to Eisenhower
My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House by Lillian Rogers Parks [★★★★★]

Hoover to Eisenhower
My 21 Years in the White House by Alonzo Fields [★★★★]

F. Roosevelt
The Roosevelts: A Family in Turmoil by Lillian Rogers Parks [★★★★★]
Reilly of the White House by Michael F. Reilly [★★★★★]

Truman to Reagan
The Butler by Wil Haygood [★★★★]

Kennedy
Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy by Mimi Alford [★★★]
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy by Mary Barelli Gallagher [★★★★]
Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill [★★★★]
The White House Chef Cookbook by Rene Verdon [★★★]

Nixon to Obama
The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower [★★★★★]

Johnson to Clinton
Inside the White House by Ronald Kessler [★★★★]

Carter to G.W. Bush
All the President's Pastries by Roland Mesnier [★★★★★]

Bush to Clinton
The White House Doctor by Connie Mariano [★★★★★]

Clinton to Bush
White House Chef by Walter Scheib [★★★★★]


Created: Tue Feb 26 23:13:01 UTC 2013
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