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Dramatic Attempt to Assassinate President Truman in Blair House
A brazen daylight assassination attempt against President Truman took place right on Pennsylvania Avenue with a shootout in front of Blair House. It was carried out by militant Puerto Rican pro-independence activists. White House Police officer Leslie Coffelt, was killed protecting the President.
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Uncovering the Life of White House Police Officer Roland Ford
Digging through the Library of Congress archives, we uncovered the life of Roland Ford, a White House police officer. Learn more about his life and his connection to President Roosevelt in this post.
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The Wild and Crazy Story of Jeffries D. Henry, Ex-White House Policeman and Slayer of His Wife
A crazy story from 1943: Jeffries D. Henry was an ex-White House policeman, bigamist, and alleged slayer of his wife. He was sentenced to 15 years to life imprisonment. Read about the wild events that led up to his conviction.
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