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Keeper of the Gate

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Here is an intimate view of American diplomacy in the Reagan years, from the arbiter of official Washington society throughout the eighties. As America's Chief of Protocol, she presided over state visits, oversaw the diplomatic corps, and traveled to summits. This is the story of how Lucky Roosevelt came to be one of Washington's power-brokers. 8 pages of photographs.
Hardcover, 383 pages
Published November 1st 1990 by Simon & Schuster (first published October 1990)
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Jul 25, 2011 rated it really liked it
Was intrigued when I heard about this book, since the author grew up in Kingsport, TN, but went on to marry Teddy Roosevelt's grandson and become Director of Protocol for the White House. Interesting and entertaining.
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Oct 09, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Really interesting book by Selwa "Lucky" Roosevelt, a Lebanese-American who married into the Roosevelt family.
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