White House Butler Eugene Allen

Washington Post reporter Wil Haygood talked about the life of Eugene Allen, the White House butler who served as the inspiration for… read more

Washington Post reporter Wil Haygood talked about the life of Eugene Allen, the White House butler who served as the inspiration for Haygood’s book, The Butler: A Witness to History. Eugene Allen served as a waiter and butler for eight U.S. presidents, from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan, witnessing decades of historical events at the White House. His story was brought to national attention by Washington Post reporter Wil Haygood, whose article about Allen became the basis for the 2013 film, “The Butler.” This event took place Frederick Community College in Maryland. close

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White House Butler Eugene Allen

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316595-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Frederick, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Dec 25, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 12, 2014

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  • Dec 25, 2013 | 9:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2013 | 5:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 26, 2013 | 1:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 11, 2014 | 9:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2014 | 1:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2014 | 2:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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