Washington, D.C., is a tourist destination like no other in the United States. Not just our nation s capital but the capital of the free world, it blends politics, history, and grandeur all in one place. Families take their children for a history lesson, political wonks visit for the power trip, and locals and tourists both take advantage of the wonderful museums, beautiful monuments, and of course the National Zoo. But that s not all there is to the city, and Washington, DC s Most Wanted shows you more!
Brigette Polmar and Norman Polmar cover all the people, places, and things Washington has to offer. Included in the book s many top ten lists is trivia about artists, entertainers, and athletes; tidbits on hotels, motels, bars, and restaurants; information on statues, monuments, and buildings; and even stories of Washington s ghosts and unusual facts and artifacts!
Washington s lifeblood politics is covered in fun and unique ways as well. Avoiding the standard recitation of biographies, Washington, DC s Most Wanted highlights the longest serving politicians, those who have lain in state in Washington, and some of the most memorable scandals.
Part tour guide, part trivia book, and 100 percent fun, Washington, DC s Most Wanted brings you all the entertaining, interesting, and unexpected details that the capital city has to offer. Native Washingtonians are few and far between, but even they will find something new inside these pages. Their visitors will find chapter after chapter of insights and information to help make their trip even more memorable.