Tag Archive for ‘Barack Obama’

White House Superbowl Lunch: LBJ Chili, Reagan Guac, Obama Cobbler & More: From the Archives

“Old Dogs” and “Jackie Kennedy” are the story topics, according to this website statistics, which draw the most readers but one which rises dramatically at this time of year is a previous article with ten favorite recipes of Presidents and… Read More ›

Rats in the White House: Pestering Tales of Barbara Bush in the Pool & Others

As First Lady, Caroline Harrison was perhaps the first genuine Domestic Goddess of the White House. Her grey hair and round figure belied her sharp wit, interest in history, progressive ideas on health and women’s equality, and activist personality. It… Read More ›

Obama’s Regional Identity Conflict: A Matter of Presidential Legacy

Perhaps President Obama’s 52nd birthday yesterday may help prompt resolution of a conflict which hangs heavier with each passing day of his presidency’s remaining three and a half years. His decision will forever frame his legacy, yet is ultimately a personal… Read More ›

Obama’s Girls, Teddy’s Boys, Jackie Kennedy’s Kindergarten: School Tales of White House Kids

Three weeks ago, national media coverage of President Obama’s upcoming Inauguration was briefly distracted when the National Rifle Association referenced the fact that his daughters are protected by Secret Service agents in its 35-second online ad opposing his plan for… Read More ›

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