Thorndike Press

Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat

  • Michael Giorgione
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  • ISBN-10: 0316439916
  • ISBN-13: 9780316439916
  • DDC: 975.2
  • Shipping Weight: 1.40 lbs ( .64 kgs)
  • Hardcover
  • Published/Released October 2017

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The first-ever insider account, timed to the 75th anniversary of Camp David

Never before have the gates of Camp David been opened to the public. Intensely private and completely secluded, the president’s personal campground is situated deep in the woods, up miles of unmarked roads that are practically invisible to the untrained eye. Now, for the first time, we are allowed to travel along the mountain route and directly into the fascinating and intimate complex of rustic residential cabins, wildlife trails, and athletic courses that make up the presidential family room.

Former Camp David commander Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione, CEC, USN (Ret.), takes us deep into this enigmatic and revered sanctuary. Combining fascinating first-person anecdotes of the presidents and their families with storied history and interviews with commanders both past and present, he reveals the intimate connection felt by the First Families with this historic retreat.