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Landon Chronicles (1947-1962): Kenneth on the "Office Chair Caper" (hour 67, clip 16) | Special Collections, Buswell Library

Landon Chronicles (1947-1962): Kenneth on the "Office Chair Caper" (hour 67, clip 16)
Kenneth tells the story of the office chair caper from the 1940’s. There was a fellow named Monroe Hall, who was coming back from service in Asia but who was ordered to stay for another year because of something he had done. Eventually he returned to the US and worked in the State Department with Kenneth. They were given small offices and hard-bottomed chairs, which Kenneth had trouble sitting on because he had a small bottom. Desks, chairs, rugs, and so on, were prescribed according to rank in the Department. A new executive chair was brought for the Assistant Secretary and Kenneth took it for himself. All the officers were completely astounded, but Kenneth managed to keep the chair for the 25 years he worked for government. (Length 13:23)
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