Hollywood on the Potomac

Inaugural Series: Ford

January 17, 2013

“Therefore, I shall resign the Presidency effective at noon tomorrow.  Vice President Ford shall be sworn in as President at that hour in this office.”  President Richard M. Nixon

“Since the Fords came in by accident, they needed a press secretary and Mrs. Ford needed a press secretary.  I went for the interview and got the job.” Sheila Weidenfeld

Weidenfeld recounts the many up and downs of her job and how she and The First Lady formed a kind of mother-daughter relationship.

What she learned upon leaving the White House before the Carters arrived: “There is a certain gloom and awkwardness to it.  I took the last day to sign out.”


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Urban Chic Meets Author Allie Kingsley

November 12, 2012

Georgetown meets Urban Chic, meets author Allie Kingsley, meets “The Liar, The Bitch and the Wardrobe” – the perfect venue for a book signing in Georgetown on a Saturday afternoon.

Amidst stylish fashion interspersed with unavoidable treats, it was there that she signed copies of her first fiction novel about the inside world of fashion photography. Read more here.

Read more from Janet Donovan at Hollywood on the Potomac.


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FNO with Hollywood on the Potomac

September 9, 2012

Washington’s third annual Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) turned Georgetown into a colorful patch of parties, music, dance, shopping; oh, and there was the traffic.

The Hollywood on the Potomac contingent started out at Cafe Milano and TOKA Salon, then hopped in a pedicab (whose motto is ‘Wheel get you there’) and moved on down to the Capitol File party.

Check out the action and interviews here.


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