An Opportunity to Visit House of “The Butler”

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By Lori Wysong Elm Staff Writer For many, the basement is a storage space filled with forgotten objects. Eugene Allen filled his basement with personal letters from first ladies, gifts from the presidents and their families, and album after album of photos from his time serving as a butler under eight administrations at the White House. […]

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The Real Story Behind “The Butler”

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By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief It took 57 calls for Wil Haygood to find the Eugene Allen he was looking for — the Eugene Allen who had worked for eight presidents, from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan; the Eugene Allen whom the movie “The Butler” is based on. At an intimate dinner in Hynson Lounge on Wednesday, […]

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