From Hyenas to Opossums: A White House Menagerie

Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Dec 11, 2020 8:00 pm
  • 17:24 mins

Harrison had opossums; Coolidge had a bobcat and raccoons. And Teddy Roosevelt had just about everything. Besides companionship, First Pets play an important role in politics: they both humanize the President and sometimes make for good diplomacy. Guest: Andrew Hager, Historian-in-Residence at the Presidential Pet Museum