History of White House China

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Program Type: Other
Age Group: Adults
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Official presidential china used by First Families has entertained royalty, diplomats, politicians, and celebrities.  Explore the history, the controversy, the evolving trends, and the cultural tastes of the White House china patterns for over 200 years.  Learn about the china in contest with the first U.S. official trade route to China, the 1814 burning of the White House, and historically contentious Congressional budgetary guidelines.