By Robert P. Watson
In truth, there's a lengthy background of presidential peccadilloes. Many presidents were stimulated and had their careers tormented by the hand of a lady, occasionally that of a spouse or mom, yet at different instances that of a mistress. yet those tales are infrequently informed. as a substitute, background has tended to glorify our leaders. any such scrubbed model of the lives of presidents, despite the fact that, omits their marital woes, love lives, and sexual peccadilloes. As Robert P. Watson unearths, it truly is accurately those intimate and all-too-human moments that offer essentially the most precious insights into our leaders.Affairs of State isn't just approximately intercourse and scandal—the “who did it” of history—although such incidents are defined intimately. it's a publication approximately love, marriage, and affairs within the White condominium, supplying an intimate personality examine of the 1st who made history.
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Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789–1900 by Robert P. Watson