Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz. Retells the story of Brown's 1859 raid at Harper's Ferry. Vivid pictures of Brown & his raiders, and his use of his trial as propaganda.
America's first families are among the most private public figures on earth. From the mystique of the glamorous Kennedys to the tumult that surrounded Bill and Hillary Clinton during the president's impeachment to the historic yet polarizing residency of Barack and Michelle Obama, each new administration brings a unique set of personalities to the White House—and a new set of challenges to the fiercely loyal and hardworking people who serve them: the White House residence staff.