Book Discussion on The Hidden White House

Robert Klara talked about his book, The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America’s Most Famous Residence,… read more

Robert Klara talked about his book, The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America’s Most Famous Residence, in which he recounts the physical improvements made to the White House in 1948. In his book, the author reports on the decampment of President Harry Truman and his family to Blair House during the reconstruction, which consisted of a gutting of the entire interior of the building and the addition of a steel frame and an underground shelter. Robert Klara spoke at the New York City Bar Association. close

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Book Discussion on The Hidden White House

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Speech
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 23, 2014

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  • Mar 16, 2014 | 7:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2014 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Apr 22, 2014 | 9:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 23, 2014 | 2:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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