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Host
Stewart McLaurin
Guest
Historian Dr. Ed Lengel, Architect and Author Merlo Kelly, and Scottish Stonemason Charles Jones
Date
5/25/18
Duration
45 minutes

In 1792, Irish immigrant James Hoban won a contest to design the White House and created an enduring symbol for America and the world. Stewart McLaurin talks to Dr. Ed Lengel and Merlo Kelly about their forthcoming book on Hoban’s architectural legacy, and Scottish Stonemason Charles Jones about recreating the historic stone carvings of the White House.

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Stewart McLaurin, host

President of the White House Historical Association

As President of the White House Historical Association Stewart McLaurin leads the nonpartisan, nonprofit in its mission to preserve, protect, and provide access to White House history. As a lifelong student of history, Stewart is an avid reader and storyteller. His first book, White House Miscellany was published this past year and he authors a quarterly column in the White House History Journal. Drawing on his own experiences, relationships, and knowledge he provides listeners with a front row seat to history at the White House.