Film Honoring “The Butler” Makes National Debut at WC

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By Brooke Schultz  Editor-in-Chief To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Washington College students, faculty, and staff, alongside community members, watched the national debut of Melissa Sue Lopez’s film, “The Butler’s Home: A Glimpse into Eugene Allen’s Life.” The film followed a group of students as they travelled to the home […]

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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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