Write On, Washington

Nett, Hannah
September 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/12/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p7
An interview with Patricia MacLachlan, one of dozens of authors who wrote "Our White House," a book about U.S. presidents, is presented. She thinks that the White House is the only house in America that really belongs to everyone. She wrote a piece about First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt in "Our White House" because she considers Roosevelt as a great hero, saying the first lady believed that people were equal no matter what their color or ethnic group. MacLachlan says she does not write steadily all the time, when inquired about encountering a writer's block.


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