TITLE

Testy transitions

AUTHOR(S)
Barone, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/30/92, Vol. 113 Issue 21, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts a number of transitions when the presidency of the US has been transferred from one political party to the opposition. Federalist John Adams left the new Federal City to avoid the inauguration of Democrat-Republican Thomas Jefferson in 1801, while National Republican John Quincy Adams left Washington, D.C. in 1829 before Andrew Jackson was inaugurated. Angry meetings between Herbert Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt; Meeting of John Kennedy and Dwight Eisenhower.
ACCESSION #
9211301859

 

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