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Edward VIII abdicates, 1936
After ruling for less than one year, Edward VIII becomes the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne. He chose to abdicate after the British go…
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If the adage is true, and we really are what we eat, then there’s much to be learned from White House menus.
Host Ian Knauer whips up a homemade pasta dish once served by Thomas Jefferson at the White House.
Meet the cooks who brought White House cuisine into a new age, including Kennedy’s famed chef René Verdon.
Meet the cooks who prepared meals for the early U.S. presidents, often working under conditions that were anything but glamorous.