has invented a fresh new approach to well known history. Prose only as a kind of between the poetry and...

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THE WHITE HOUSE SAGA

has invented a fresh new approach to well known history. Prose only as a kind of between the poetry and dialogue-dramatizations of important events that have taken place in the White House from the time of George Washington through Therefore Roosevelt. is represented by the ""vexatious woman"" and ""the angry man"" who in every administration. There is a scene between and Washington as the President appoints the architect to design the President's Palace, (a label ) ... Abigail Adams assumes her role as the first mistress of the great and Madison her own magic as its most colorful hostess. Though the British ""what this house represents can never be burned down"" is heard through the land. Almost a most piece, this is a most appealing saga for those with straight for teachers in search of fresh material, for assembly programs dramatization.

Pub Date: March 21, 1962

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Page Count: -

Publisher: Atheneum

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1962