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How William Henry Harrison Spent His 31 Days in the White House

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William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States, only held the office for 31 days before he died. Here's a rundown of what he did during his exceptionally short stay in the White House.

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The Biggest Thing to Happen in the East Room of the White House
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The East Room of the White House has been the location of many important events, but nothing will ever be as big as this one.

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Advice from the CIA's 'Simple Sabotage Field Manual'
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During WWII, the CIA published The Simple Sabotage Field Manual, which provided a number of ways to quietly disrupt the system.

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