The Resource Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation, Deborah Davis, (electronic resource)

Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation, Deborah Davis, (electronic resource)

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Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation
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Guest of honor
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Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation
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Deborah Davis
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eng
Summary
In 1901, President Theodore Roosevelt invited Booker T. Washington to have dinner at the executive mansion with the First Family. The next morning, news that the president had dined with a black man-and former slave-sent shock waves through the nation. Although African Americans had helped build the White House and had worked for most of the presidents, not a single one had ever been invited to dine there. Fueled by inflammatory newspaper articles, political cartoons, and even vulgar songs, the scandal escalated and threatened to topple two of America's greatest men.In this smart, accessible narrative, one seemingly ordinary dinner becomes a window onto post-Civil War American history and politics, and onto the lives of two dynamic men whose experiences and philosophies connect in unexpected ways. Deborah Davis also introduces dozens of other fascinating figures who have previously occupied the margins and footnotes of history, creating a lively and vastly entertaining book that reconfirms her place as one of our most talented popular historians
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Documents the 1901 White House dinner shared by former slave Booker T. Washington and President Theodore Roosevelt, documenting the ensuing scandal and the ways in which the event reflected post-Civil War politics and race relations
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Midwest
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1952-
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Davis, Deborah
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  • 973.911092
  • 920
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Read by Karen White
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  • Presidents
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation
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Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation, Deborah Davis, (electronic resource)
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MWT10755048
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Unabridged.
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9781452628578
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Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation, Deborah Davis, (electronic resource)
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MWT10755048
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9781452628578
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT10755048
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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