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VETS ON THE WHITE HOUSE LANES
President Harry S. Truman hosted three paraplegic World War II veterans for a demonstration at the White House bowling alley. Bowling was suggested to wounded veterans for its physical and mental bene ...
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CARTER TOES THE FOUL LINE
Jimmy Carter: peanut farmer, president and…bowler? While still governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter rolled the first ball at the Annual Women’s Bowling Congress Tournament, kicking off the team events at ...
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BILL CLINTON BOWLING AND POLITICKING
Bill Clinton showed off his love of bowling in Wisconsin! During an event with WKTI Milwaukee and Donna Shalala, who would serve as the Secretary of Health and Human Services during his administration ...
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NIXON IN THE WHITE HOUSE LANES
President Richard Nixon approached the foul line on a White House bowling alley. By the time Nixon was inaugurated, the White House bowling alley had been moved to the Old Executive Office Building. A ...
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TRUMAN INAUGURATES WHITE HOUSE ALLEY
During the midst of bowling’s Golden Age, even the White House came down with bowling fever! President Harry S. Truman oversaw the construction of the two-lane White House bowling alley, originally ho ...
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FIQ IN THE WHITE HOUSE
President Richard Nixon was arguably the most active bowler to ever hold America’s highest office. In addition to hitting the lanes himself, he was also an advocate of the sport. In September of 1971, ...
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ULYSSES S. GRANT BOWLS DOWN THE COMPETITION
A political cartoon related to the United States presidential election of 1868. Ulysses S. Grant bowled down opposing candidates Horatio Seymour and Francis Blair.
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LADY BIRD JOHNSON, A PROUD WIBC MEMBER
As First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson was no stranger to the White House bowling alley. Though not a regular bowler before moving into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., she quickly took to the sport. The Women’s Int ...
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WIBC’S NEWEST MEMBER, FIRST LADY PAT NIXON
Alberta Crowe, longtime president of the Women’s International Bowling Congress, recruited at the top. After presenting then-First Lady Lady Bird Johnson with a golden membership card, Crowe crossed p ...
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PRESIDENT BENJAMIN HARRISON’S TOUR
During his tour of the Pacific Coast in April and May of 1891, President Benjamin Harrison stopped to take in a bit of local color and roll a few frames. The original version of this sketch appeared i ...
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