White House Wednesdays

On this day in 1814, the British invaded Washington, DC during the War of 1812. The fire totally destroyed the White House. First Lady Dolley Madison was in the Blue Room of the White House and saw the British ships coming towards the Executive Residence and had the presence of mind and respect for history… Read More

President and Mrs. Obama welcomed Prime Minister and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong to The White House for a State Dinner celebrating the 50-year friendship between the United States and Singapore, Tuesday, August 2nd for their 13th State Dinner.   Since establishing formal diplomatic ties in 1966, Singapore is the first Southeast Asian country to have… Read More

  Today, Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 years old.  Not only is this a momentous occasion in terms of living a long life, she also becomes the longest ruling Monarch in British History.  America has shared a very special relationship with the United Kingdom throughout her entire reign. The President serves as… Read More

Nancy Reagan 1921-2016 Nancy Reagan passed away this morning in her home in Los Angeles, CA at 94 years old.  The former First Lady will be remembered for many things from her time as a Hollywood actress, First Lady of California, First Lady of the United States and beautiful keeper of the Reagan Legacy in… Read More

2016 White House Kids “State Dinner” Mrs. Obama joins PBS and WGBH Boston to Launch the Fifth Nationwide Healthy Recipe Challenge in preparation for the annual Kids “State Dinner” This unique event was created by Mrs. Obama as a way to promote healthy eating and find the next generation of great American chefs!   The… Read More