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Ep.36 – The Resolute Desk

The Resolute Desk has served half a dozen presidents and survived being trapped in ice. The crazy history of this staple of the Oval Office

Episode Notes

The desk you see on TV whenever they show the Oval Office has a crazy history. From being encased in Arctic Ice, to helping avoid multiple wars, the Resolute Desk has a long and winding backstory that spans hundreds of years and multiple scandals. From Rutherford B. Hayes to Donald J. Trump, this desk has stood the test of time.

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