Jenna’s Wedding Will Likely Break Tradition

 Tricia Nixon, of course, had the last White House wedding. There was some speculation about whether she would be invited to this wedding?  What was that all about?   Maria (pronounced Ma-rye-a in the Welsh tradition) Monroe was the first child of a president to be married in the White House and 22 years laterContinue reading “Jenna’s Wedding Will Likely Break Tradition”

Will it rain in Crawford, Texas this Saturday ?

  So what will happen if there is one of those Texas thunderstorms this Saturday, May 10, right in the middle of the Jenna Bush – Henry Hager outdoor wedding?  And the answer is that they will have to go to plan B, and rush into all of those tents and get mud on theirContinue reading “Will it rain in Crawford, Texas this Saturday ?”

On FOX NEWS today

Will be on FOX NEWS this afternoon at 1:45 PM EST, talking about the upcoming wedding of Jenna Bush and Henry Hager and the history of weddings of presidential children. What fun ! Tune in if you have the time and give me some feedback so I can make the material more interesting for futureContinue reading “On FOX NEWS today”

Another Day’s Work

  The French network Canal Plus was here at the house Sunday, taping a segment for French TV on Chelsea Clinton.  It is a fascinating story of an extraordinary young lady.  Here is a link to the CBS Evening News segment I did on the same subject. http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=3756670n?source=search_video Jenna Bush gets married ! Well, sinceContinue reading “Another Day’s Work”

Jenna Bush almost drops the big Obama

Hesitates in naming her candidate for 2008 With her wedding coming on May 10 and a new book, co-authored with her mom,  on the bookshelves, first daughter, Jenna Bush appeared recently on The Larry King Show.  When asked who she would support for president in 2008 she hesitated.  Stunned, King ventured carefully, not sure whatContinue reading “Jenna Bush almost drops the big Obama”

A List of Presidents’ Children Married While Their Father Was in Office

I’ve been getting quite a few calls from the media about the Jenna Bush wedding scheduled for May 10 and the general confusion regarding the number of presidential children married during their father’s time in office. This information can be very conflicting.  Some of this is caused by divorces that took place during the WhiteContinue reading “A List of Presidents’ Children Married While Their Father Was in Office”

The First lady – First daughter tour: A repeat of history

  First lady Laura Bush and First daughter Jenna Bush will take to the airwaves next week to talk about their new joint venture, a children’s book entitled “Read All About it.”  Laura will sit in as guest host of the NBC Today Show.  Interviewing Jenna will be one of the segments. It is not theContinue reading “The First lady – First daughter tour: A repeat of history”

Margaret Truman Daniel, “Queen of Mystery” Dies at 83

Mary Margaret Truman Daniel, the only child of former President Harry S. Truman, died today in an assisted living facility in Chicago.  She was 83.  One of America’s most popular mystery writers, with a long list of New York Times bestsellers, she was dubbed “The Queen of Mystery.”  Born on February 17, 1924, Margaret grewContinue reading “Margaret Truman Daniel, “Queen of Mystery” Dies at 83″

Caroline Kennedy Endorses Obama: But there is more to the story.

  By Doug and Myriam Wead Caroline Kennedy’s endorsement of Barack Obama may carry more clout than dismissive television pundits are giving it.  Yes, Caroline has been out of the public eye and does not command a huge following.  But oh what a following it is.  Caroline may just have opened the door to furtherContinue reading “Caroline Kennedy Endorses Obama: But there is more to the story.”

Jenna Bush to Marry on May 10

Jenna Bush, the 25 year old twin daughter of the president, will marry longtime boyfriend Henry Hager of Virginia on May 10, 2008.  The couple will be married at the Bush family ranch in Crawford, Texas.  That announcement came this evening ending speculation that she would have a White House wedding. Jenna, considered the “moreContinue reading “Jenna Bush to Marry on May 10”