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The Ghostly Happenings That Have Occurred In The White House

Joan Gage | Posted 12.31.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

Ever since the White House was first occupied in 1800, there have been rumors of hauntings, but I got this story direct from the President. No, not President Obama. I first heard about the White House ghosts directly from the lips of Ronald Reagan.

Do You Know Where Dolley Madison's Missing Andirons Are?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- First lady Dolley Madison has been credited with rescuing a handful of items from the White House, including a famous Gilbert Stuart por...

Name The Foxy First Lady: A Fun Quiz! (PHOTOS, POLL)

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

First Ladies have always garnered public attention. Their activism, political prowess, and style make most of them household names. Just recently, M...

Michelle Obama Makes First Lady History... and What Was She Wearing?

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

It was a gray dress. Enough said. Credit/Getty Images More vital to the long-term interests of the nation than the clothes she wore one particular...

White House Gate Crashing, From Andrew Jackson To Grace Slick

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While Washington is all a-twitter over two society climbers crashing the gates at an Obama soirée, in the grand sweep of history, it was a fairly minor event. No one was in danger, and no real harm was done, nobody got dosed with LSD.

Hello Dolley! And Jackie and Mamie and Nancy....A Brief History of Showing 'Skin' In The White House

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

As a First Lady historian, there's something humorous in the current "debate" about whether showing skin is socially acceptable for First Ladies. It's been a topic of discussion since the start of the presidency.