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A Revolutionary War hero, James Monroe nearly lost his life in the Battle of Trenton. Monroe also regularly interacted with various influential early Americans, including George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, and Andrew Jackson. Join us for History Happy Hour to hear David Fisher, author of the book and video series Presidential Chronicles, discuss the life and times of the fifth U.S. President with Dr. Colleen Shogan, Senior Vice President at the White House Historical Association and the Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History!

History Happy Hour is a biweekly virtual program hosted by the White House Historical Association. Join us as experts weigh in on a variety of historical topics, share their insights, answer audience questions, and enjoy presidential-inspired libations.

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