One-Night Stands with American History (Revised and Updated Edition): Odd, Amusing, and Little-Known Incidents

One-Night Stands with American History (Revised and Updated Edition): Odd, Amusing, and Little-Known Incidents

Richard Shenkman, Kurt Reiger


Respect your self within the morning -- learn One-Night Stands with American History!

This choice of little-known proof and anecdotes is American heritage with the uninteresting components disregarded. Richard Shenkman and Kurt Reiger have exposed a number of tales approximately hoaxes, innovations, secrets and techniques, and infrequent incidents -- many regarding the main recognized and strong humans in America.
• President U. S. provide used to be arrested for dashing in his horse carriage.
• J. Edgar Hoover refused to permit humans to stroll on his shadow.
• France shipped Louisiana twenty-five prostitutes simply because ladies have been briefly offer in 1721.
• H. L. Hunt gained his first oil good in a video game of five-card stud.

Even historians locate that One-Night Stands with American History positive aspects attention-grabbing tales they by no means knew. Now up-to-date with evidence and anecdotes from the final two decades, this quantity is a treasure trove of exceptional tales that may startle, entertain, and tell you. And the simplest half is that they're all true!

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