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Inside Camp David

Michael Giorgione

Inside Camp David

the private world of the presidential retreat

by Michael Giorgione

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-371).

    StatementRear Admiral Michael Giorgione, CEC, USN (Ret.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF189.C26 G56 2017b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 374 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26940577M
    ISBN 100316439916
    ISBN 109780316439916
    OCLC/WorldCa972386276

      “Inside Camp David” is a book about the year history of the facility, which was originally called Shangri-La by Franklin Roosevelt, but was renamed Camp David by Dwight Eisenhower after his grandson. It is filled with facts and factoids. Visiting dignitaries were not allowed to depart the retreat with Camp David’s jackets and bathrobes!


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