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08-30-2016, 02:28 PM
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The President is Dead!
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The President Is Dead!: The Extraordinary Stories of the Presidential Deaths, Final Days, Burials, and Beyond (Hardcover) – August 16, 2016
by Louis L. Picone (Author)

An anecdote-filled, encyclopedic look at the circumstances surrounding the deaths of every president and a few "almost presidents," such as Jefferson Davis.

Packed with captivating stories and presidential trivia, The President Is Dead! tells you everything you could possibly want to know about how our presidents, from George Washington to Gerald Ford (who was the most recent president to die), met their ends, the circumstances of their deaths, the pomp of their funerals, and their public afterlives, including stories of attempted grave robbings, re interments, vandalism, conspiracy theories surrounding their deaths, and much more.

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. You may have heard of a plot to rob Abraham Lincoln's body from its grave site, but did you know that there was also attempts to steal Benjamin Harrison's and Andrew Jackson's remains? The book also includes "Critical Death Information," which prefaces each chapter, and 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 how the presidents have passed.

Louis L. Picone is the author of The President Is Dead! The Extraordinary Stories of the Presidential Deaths, Final Days, Burials, and Beyond (Skyhorse Publishing, 2016) and Where the Presidents Were Born: The History & Preservation of the Presidential Birthplaces (Schiffer Publishing, 2012). He has served on the board of the Roxbury Historic Trust and is a member of the Authors Guild and Mensa International. In June 2016 Louis was invited to speak at the international conference "U.S. Presidents and Russian Rulers" at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. He has traveled to all fifty of the United States to visit presidential historic sites and is currently working on a masters degree in history. He resides in Roxbury, New Jersey.

Hardcover: 416 pages
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (August 16, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1510703764
ISBN-13: 978-1510703766
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 1.3 x 10.1 inches
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