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The Residence

Kate Andersen Brower

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Inspired after binge-watching Downton Abbey, a British television show about the relationship between a titled family and their servants, journalist Kate Andersen Brower decided to take a close look at the upstairs-downstairs dynamic of America’s grandest home, the White House, in her book, The Residence.

Brower interviewed many of the servants who have worked in the White House, beginning by discussing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with Preston Bruce, the White House doorman at the time, who was close to the Kennedy family...

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PREVIEW

Inspired after binge-watching Downton Abbey, a British television show about the relationship between a titled family and their servants, journalist Kate Andersen Brower decided to take a close look at the upstairs-downstairs dynamic of America’s grandest home, the White House, in her book, The Residence.

Brower interviewed many of the servants who have worked in the White House, beginning by discussing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with Preston Bruce, the White House doorman at the time, who was close to the Kennedy family...