White House Wednesdays

Future first lady covered Queen Elizabeth’s coronation for Washington Times-Herald at age 24  By Jennifer Pickens| Fox News Please see my recent Op-Ed on FoxNews.com. Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II at age 96, journalists from around the world will gather in London in coming months to cover the coronation of her son, King Charles III, just… Read More

Please see my recent Op-Ed on FoxNews.com. Queen Elizabeth’s last state dinner at the White House was in 2007. She extended a very special invitation to the residence staff after that special occasion  By Jennifer Pickens| Fox News Queen Elizabeth II was no stranger to the United States and the White House. She first visited in… Read More

Without a doubt, my most favorite and most rewarding piece I have ever written as a historian was my chapter on the Queen at the White House. It should have been a book by itself. She was the “tapestry,” as @katie_nicholl would say, that held all together. In her first Christmas broadcast, following her accession in 1952,… Read More

  The tradition of lighting the National Christmas Tree dates back to 1923 with President Calvin Coolidge, and tonight President and Mrs. Trump continue that tradition in President’s Park just outside the White House grounds in the Ellipse. In conjunction with the National Parks Service and National Parks Foundation, the annual event drew thousands of… Read More

President and Mrs. Trump continued the tradition of hosting families at the White House on the South Lawn for Halloween.  The First Lady invited hundreds of military families and local school children, and their parents, dressed as witches, goblins, storm troopers and more, lined up at the White House for trick or treating with the… Read More