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Affairs of state : the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900

Author: Robert P Watson
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When it comes to presidential sex scandals, Bill Clinton's wasn't the first and it wasn't the worst. In fact, there is a long history of presidential peccadilloes, but these all-too-human stories are rarely told and the details of White House marriages both happy and troubled remain hidden. Affairs of State reveals the intimate history of America's first couples through their romances, love lives, and extramarital  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012020637
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Watson
ISBN: 128369588X 9781283695886 1442218363 9781442218369
OCLC Number: 843114097
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 491 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: They don't teach this stuff in school --
Say it isn't so! --
Presidential peccadilloes --
Ten stories of presidential love, sex, and scandal --
"I profess myself a votary to love" --
"Domestic felicity" --
Slave owner and slave lover --
"A petticoat affair" --
A near miss --
"The Siamese Twins" --
"I can never be satisfied" --
An unlikely union --
Full house --
Beloved goddaughter --
Conclusion: What happens in the Lincoln Bedroom --
Fatal attraction --
Making sense of presidential nonsense.
Responsibility: Robert P. Watson.

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Affairs of State reveals the intimate history of America,s First Couples through their romances, love lives, and shocking extramarital affairs.  Read more...

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