My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House ePUB
- 346 pages
- My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House
- Lillian Rogers Parks
- 02 September 2016 Lillian Rogers Parks
❴Read❵ ➲ My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House Author Lillian Rogers Parks – Thomashillier.co.uk This is the combined biography of two domestic servants a mother and her daughter each of whom worked for thirty years in the White House In 1909 he mother was hired by President Taft who was the firs This is the combined biography of two Years Backstairs MOBI í domestic servants a mother and her daughter each of whom worked for thirty years in the White House In he mother was hired by President Taft who was the first president ever to allow a Black person to enter the White House She worked in My Thirty ePUB ½ the White House until Her daughter was hired by President Hoover in and she worked there until the final days of the Eisenhower Administration in This book should be reuired reading for every serious student of American history The authors were eye witnesses to some of the great events of history and offer different prospectives from that found elsewhere For example we learn that when Calvin Coolidge announced in that he did not intend to run for re election he was playing hard to get He believed that the people would insist that he accept a third term of office He expected to be Thirty Years Backstairs at the PDF or drafted He actually wanted a third term in office Coolidge was disappointed when Herbert Hoover was nominated as he disagreed with Hoover's ideas and policies We learn that in the last year and a half of the presidency of President Woodrow Wilson he had to be wheeled around the White House in a wheel chair and was often engaged in sickbed rambling When Franklin D Roosevelt took office as president he was an invalid confined to a wheelchair Few Americans knew this and elaborate means were devised to make it appear that Roosevelt was robust and healthy Whenever he was to speak Thirty Years Backstairs at the PDF or railings were created beside where he was to be standing This was done so that it would appear that FDR was walking taking a few steps up to the speaker's podium when in reality the handrails were holding him up and he was dragging his feet a short distance to create the illusion that he was walking Also Roosevelt was dependent on his mother Sara Delano who had all the money and controlled his finances.