Download or read book The White House s Unruly Neighborhood written by Edward P. Moser and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2019-12-09 with total page 261 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Chronicling the sometimes outlandish, often tragic history of the environs of the White House, this book covers two centuries of assassinations, slave escapes, deadly duels, sex scandals, battles, brawls and spy intrigues that took place in the presidential neighborhood, Lafayette Square. The author recounts the triumphs and catastrophes of heroes and villains both famous and unsung, placing them in the context of contemporary world events of the day.