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East Room Historical Photo Essay
With a portrait of America's first General and first President hanging in the background, President George W. Bush and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld congratulate military re-enlistees in an event held in the East Room May 23, 2001. Congress purchased the portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart for the White House in 1800.

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