Tales from the Trail

Manna from heaven (well, Hanks) for White House press

April 20, 2010

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The actor Tom Hanks reinforced his standing as the caffeine guardian angel of the White House press corps on Tuesday by sending a second high-end espresso maker to the denizens of the West Wing briefing room.

Hanks vists “poor slobs” in White House press corps

March 12, 2010

Hollywood stars Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg paid a surprise visit to the White House press corps on Thursday after being hosted by President Barack Obama.