- Stewart McLaurin
- Former Chiefs of Protocol, Selwa “Lucky” Roosevelt, Lloyd Hand, and Capricia Marshall
- 58 minutes
When heads of state visit the United States and the White House, the United States Chief of Protocol is on point and the official President’s guest residence, Blair House, may be where the head of state stays. White House Historical Association President Stewart McLaurin talks to three former Chiefs of Protocol - Selwa “Lucky” Roosevelt, Lloyd Hand, and Capricia Marshall - about their experiences in that role and the importance of Blair House in American diplomacy.
Learn more about the Blair House in our book, Blair House: The President's Guest House.
President of the White House Historical Association
As President of the White House Historical Association Stewart McLaurin leads the nonpartisan, nonprofit in its mission to preserve, protect, and provide access to White House history. As a lifelong student of history, Stewart is an avid reader and storyteller. His first book, White House Miscellany was published this past year and he authors a quarterly column in the White House History Journal. Drawing on his own experiences, relationships, and knowledge he provides listeners with a front row seat to history at the White House.