024 – Source Notes



White House State Dining Room during Pierce administration, courtesy of Wikimedia

For some images and more information on the New Year’s Day Reception, the White House Historical Association has a page on its website devoted to the event.

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The version of Auld Lang Syne utilized for the intro music for this episode was performed by the US Navy Band, and the full version can be found at Wikipedia.

 


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