|About the Book|
What most of us dont know about our presidents could fill a book--and this just happens to be that book! From the archives of The History Channel(R) comes a treasure trove of quirky presidential history that will truly astonish, bewilder, and stupefy. Like Abraham Lincolns duel or Jimmy Carters UFO sighting . . . and lets not forget about the president who went skinny-dipping in the Potomac every day!Thats the kind of presidential history youll find in The Greatest Presidential Stories Never Told One hundred little-known stories to make you shake your head in wonder. If you want to find out how Hail to the Chief came to be the presidents song, why the Oval Office isnt square, which president saved the game of football, and why Washington, D.C., could have been named Hertburn, this is the book for you.Did You Know About:The custody battle that made George Washington an American?The counterfeiters who tried to steal Lincolns body?The woman who brought down Andrew Jacksons cabinet?The man who was president for a day?You know what makes the presidents famous, but its the stuff you dont know that makes them interesting. A feast of fascinating presidential tidbits awaits.