A workers installs metal spikes onto the existing White House fence in Washington in July. The Secret Service says it will install sharp metal spikes on the White House fence after intruders scaled it twice in less than a year. In a news release, the Secret Service and National Park Service say the spikes are a temporary security measure until a long-term solution is found.
A workers installs metal spikes onto the existing White House fence in Washington in July. The Secret Service says it will install sharp metal spikes on the White House fence after intruders scaled it twice in less than a year. In a news release, the Secret Service and National Park Service say the spikes are a temporary security measure until a long-term solution is found. Evan Vucci AP
A workers installs metal spikes onto the existing White House fence in Washington in July. The Secret Service says it will install sharp metal spikes on the White House fence after intruders scaled it twice in less than a year. In a news release, the Secret Service and National Park Service say the spikes are a temporary security measure until a long-term solution is found. Evan Vucci AP

From Jefferson to jumpers, 200 years of the White House fence

July 23, 2015 06:00 PM

UPDATED July 24, 2015 01:10 PM

More Videos

  • In 90 Seconds: Thanksgiving 2017, by the numbers

    How much turkey will you eat and money will you spend this Thanksgiving? Here are some predicted stats to reassure you that most Americans enjoy a big feast, Thanksgiving football and Black Friday shopping.