Very nice photo of the Oval Office the other day, courtesy of Time’s WH blog.
Monthly Archives: April 2008
LibriVox presidential projects
LibriVox, the free audio book site supported by volunteers, is looking for readers for a couple of presidential projects: A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln by John Nicolay and Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography by, one supposes, Theodore Roosevelt. Consider volunteering for a couple of chapters or take note of them to listen to later when they’re finished.
PS I never did read any of the Kennedy-Khruschev telegram exchanges from congratulations to missile crisis to condolences. They found two readers to do them all(!)
Pope Benedict visited the White House today. It is his birthday, no less. I hope the president bought him Prada…..
Grand staircase decorations
The president’s call button
Time has graciously served up a nice photo of the president’s call button, under discussion here recently. Thanks Brooks Kraft!
Happy 90th, Mrs. Ford
New front page – Ike in the theater
President Eisenhower sits quietly and comfortably in his easy chair in the Family Theater, where he spent so many hours watching western after western. No foolin’.