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Author Landau, Barry H.

Title The president's table : two hundred years of dining and diplomacy / Barry H. Landau.

Published New York : Collins, [2007]
©2007

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 UniM Bail f  973.099 LAND    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 292 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 31 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-290).
Contents The President's Table Today -- The President's Kitchen Today -- Author's Note on Historical Textiles -- Pt. 1. The President's House: 1789-1865 -- George Washington Through Abraham Lincoln: Salon Society to People's Table -- Pt. 2. The Executive Mansion: 1865-1901 -- Andrew Johnson, 1865-1869: Hopping John and Pecan Pie -- Ulysses S. Grant, 1869-1877: Twenty-Nine-Course Dinners -- Rutherford B. Hayes, 1877-1881: A French Feast, But Hold the Champagne! -- James Garfield, 1881: The Best Bread in the World -- Chester A. Arthur, 1881-1885: Appetite of a Metropolitan -- Grover Cleveland, 1885-1889: President "Jumbo" -- Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893: "Laid Out" by Rich Sauces -- Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897: Sneaking a Peach -- William Mckinley, 1897-1901: Breach of Dining Protocol -- Pt. 3. The White House: 1901-present -- Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1909: The Golden Chalice -- William H. Taft, 1909-1913: 'The Biggest Appetite -- Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921: Two Raw Eggs in Juice -- Warren G. Harding, 1921-1923: Has the President Been Poisoned? -- Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929: Vermont Cheddar by the Slice -- Herbert Hoover, 1929-1933: Wheatless and Meatless -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945: Scrambled Eggs with Brains -- Harry S. Truman, 1945-1953: Blair House Dinners -- Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-1961: Two-Inch-Thick Steaks -- John F. Kennedy, 1961-1963: Pate and Chili Dogs -- Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-1969: Texas Barbecue -- Richard M. Nixon, 1969-1974: Fine Wines and Cottage Cheese -- Gerald R. Ford, 1974-1977: They Could Have Danced All Night -- Jimmy Carter, 1977-1981: Peanut Butter Waffles -- Ronald Reagan, 1981-1989: Macaroni and Mousse -- George H. W. Bush, 1989-1993: Ivy League and Pork Rinds -- William J. Clinton, 1993-200:1 American Family Kitchen -- George W. Bush, 2001- : Grilled Cheese Sandwiches -- Presidential Stewards, Chief Ushers, Chefs, and Cooks.
Subject White House (Washington, D.C.) -- History -- Anecdotes.
Presidents -- United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Presidents -- United States -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.
Presidents -- Collectibles -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Entertaining -- United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
Dinners and dining -- United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
Food habits -- United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780060899103
0060899107