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As part of the White House Historical Association’s 2023 Presidential Sites Summit, History Happy Hour will be live streaming a special evening event,Entertaining at the White House.” This panel will highlight the importance of the White House as a stage for hospitality and diplomacy, live from the Smithsonian Museum of American History. Dr. Anthea Hartig (Elizabeth MacMillan Director, National Museum of American History) will give welcome remarks. Anita McBride (Chair, Presidential Sites Summit Committee) will moderate. Panelists will include Jeremy Bernard (Former White House Social Secretary to President Obama), Gahl Hodges Burt (Former White House Social Secretary to President Reagan), and Amy Zantzinger (Former White House Social Secretary to President George W. Bush). Come join and be a V.I.P. during this special episode on Tuesday, September 26, at 7:00 pm E.T.! No registration required - live stream link provided. For those unable to attend the live stream, the recorded version will be available on our History Happy Hour Channel. To learn more about our Presidential Sites Summit, click here.

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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