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Join us in learning more about White House History right from your own home. Our Facebook Live series, White House History Live, delves into the stories that make up the history of the Executive Mansion.

In this program, historian Mark Cheathem will discuss his new book Who Is James K. Polk? The Presidential Election of 1844. In this pivotal campaign, five candidates--James K. Polk, Henry Clay, James G. Birney, John Tyler, and Joseph Smith--faced newly important issues and used emerging electioneering tactics in their pursuit of the White House and presidency.

This event will be live streamed on the White House Historical Association's Facebook and YouTube pages starting at 5:30 pm ET on October 29.