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The White House, completely gutted

Published On: Feb 28 2013 09:05:11 AM PST   Updated On: Feb 28 2013 09:08:25 AM PST

Go inside the White House when it was completely gutted in the 1940s to save it from collapse.

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The shell of the White House during the renovation. Any bulldozers and other equipment had to be brought in piece by piece, as Truman wouldn't allow that big of a hole to be cut into the White House walls.

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