Grover Cleveland's Rubber Jaw and Other Unusual, Unexpected, Unbelievable but All-True Facts About America's Presidents

Grover Cleveland’s Rubber Jaw and Other Unusual, Unexpected, Unbelievable but All-True Facts About America’s Presidents

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Paperback
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  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780399537431
  • 288 Pages
  • Perigee
  • Adult

Overview

From George Washington to Barack Obama, this collection of weird and wild—but true!—facts will show you a whole other side of our nation’s leaders:
  • Andrew Jackson was married to a bigamist.
  • Martin Van Buren wore pistols in the Senate chamber in case things got too rowdy.
  • Franklin Pierce ran over a woman with his horse while in office and was arrested, but was released when the police realized he was the president.
  • James Garfield could simultaneously write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower’s nickname for his staff driver was “Private Parts.”
  • Barack Obama can bench press 200 pounds.


Grover Cleveland's Rubber Jaw and Other Unusual, Unexpected, Unbelievable but All-True Facts About America's Presidents

Grover Cleveland’s Rubber Jaw and Other Unusual, Unexpected, Unbelievable but All-True Facts About America’s Presidents

Stephen Spignesi

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