The White House; a simple mansion built of stone and iron, but a symbol of freedom invested with the labor of slaves and great statesman the same. No other place like it exists on Earth, a house alive with the past and present. It is a strange place for the monumental and mundane coexists. It is where the most serious decisions in our history is made and where any American can visit. Now you will ride through time and day, meeting the people and hearing the stories that give this powerful place its essence. But this isn’t just an office or a monument or a home, it is an American idea known as the White House.
The documentary is awesome showing the brief history of White House, which is the most familiar building on the American landscape, a house that remains almost all of the American history we know little about. It remains a distant symbol from the outside, and from the inside the idea comes alive.