White House Workers: Traditions and Memories

White House Workers: Traditions and Memories
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DVD Features:

  • Run Time: 3 hours, 8 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Introduction: Jimmy Carter, U.S. President
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Extensive Notes
  • Additional Products:
    • 40 Page Booklet
  • Chapters - Introduction By Jimmy Carter
  • Chapters - Workers At The White House
  • Chapters - The Working White House Exhibition Film
  • Chapters - Interviews:
    1. Introduction
    2. Doing the Work
    3. A Unique Place to Work
    4. Teamwork
    5. Friends and Coworkers
    6. Meeting the First Families
    7. Memories of the President
    8. First Ladies
    9. Presidential Children
    10. Presidential Transitions
    11. Working the Big Events
    12. World Events
    13. The Kennedy Assassination
    14. Watergate
    15. Security and September 11
    16. Last Thoughts

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Butlers, chefs, housekeepers, electricians, ushers, curators, and many more, all members of the permanent White House staff, tell tales of triumph, tragedy, and deep devotion to the nation, the presidency, and the First Families while working behind the scene at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. White House Workers: Traditions and Memories explores the dedication,skills, and sacrifices of residence staff whose extraordinary service has helped the White House fulfill its multiple roles as a family residence, seat of government, ceremonial center, historic building and museum. Includes introduction by Jimmy Carter.

Product Description:

The White House is the workplace of not only the president of the United States, but also an entire staff of maids, butlers, chefs, florists, plumbers, and other housekeeping professionals who cater to the First Family. This Smithsonian Channel special takes a behind-the-scenes look at the White House workers who keep the place up and running, including pastry chef Roland Mesnier.

Product Description:

Butlers, chefs, housekeepers, electricians, ushers, curators, and many more, all members of the permanent White House staff, tell tales of triumph, tragedy, and deep devotion to the nation, the presidency, and the First Families while working behind the scene at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. White House Workers: Traditions and Memories explores the dedication, skills, and sacrifices of residence staff whose extraordinary service has helped the White House fulfill its multiple roles as a family residence, seat of government, ceremonial center, historic building, and museum. Extensive notes, 40-page booklet with photos.

Plot Keywords:

Behind The Scenes | Documentary

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  • Sales Rank: 124,239
  • UPC: 093074800393
  • Shipping Weight: 0.30/lbs (approx)
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