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President Is Dead! : The Extraordinary Stories of the Presidential Deaths, Final Days, Burials, and
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Packed with fun facts and presidential trivia, The President Is Deadtells you everything you could want to know about how our presidents, from George Washington to Gerald Ford, met their ends: the circumstances of their deaths, the pomp of their funerals, their public afterlife, and stories of attempted grave robbings, re-internments, vandalism, and conspiracy theories surrounding their deaths.The President Is Dead is filled with never-before told stories, including a suggestion by one prominent physician to resurrect George Washington from death by transfusing his body with lamb’s blood and a plot to rob Abraham Lincoln’s body from its gravesite , as well as Vital Death Information” prefacing each chapter: a complete visitor’s guide to each grave site and death related historical landmark. An Almost Presidents” section includes chapters on John Hanson (first president under the Articles of Confederation), Sam Houston (former president of the Republic of Texas), David Rice Atchison (president for a day) and Jefferson Davis. Exhaustively researched,The President Is Dead, is richly layered with colorful facts and entertaining stories about the deaths of how the president’s have passed.
Number of Pages: 404
Genre: History, Political Science, Biography + Autobiography
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Louis L. Picone
Street Date: August 16, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-1313
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