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Historian and Author Dr. William Seale
40 minutes

In its more than 200 years of history, the White House has seen many physical changes, but its original stone walls endure, surviving the fires of war and major renovations. Stewart D. McLaurin interviews author William Seale about his new book, “A White House of Stone,” which tells the story of the original building of the President’s House, from the ground up.

The podcast host

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, author, and storyteller. Drawing on his own experiences, relationships, and knowledge he provides listeners with a front row seat to history at the White House.