Three Presidents Walk Into a Bar...

Friday, January 28, 2011

The Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. has been the location for many presidential meetings, public and secret. (Aaron Siirila/Wikimedia Commons)

The lobby of Washington, D.C.'s Mayflower Hotel has seen more than its fair share of presidents and political elite. The hotel's piano bar has become a social scene for presidents within the hotel, from Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Harry Truman, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter. Our partners at the BBC spoke with the one man who's seen it all go down, and provided the entertainment along the way — Dan Ruskin, the piano man.

Produced by:

Rupert Allman and Arwa Gunja

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