U.S. Presidents
epub |eng | 2019-05-20 | Author:Brenda Wineapple

* * * — ALL SENATORS WERE to take the same oath that had been administered to Chief Justice Chase, but Indiana Democrat Thomas Hendricks objected to Benjamin Wade’s swearing-in. ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-10-01 | Author:Stephen Mansfield

Lincoln’s first full day in the nation’s capital was a Sunday—February 24—and he already had an invitation to church. Senator William Seward, newly named as secretary of state, had invited ...
( Category: American Civil War May 19,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Don Fulsom

TWELVE WATERGATE: WHAT SECRETS WAS NIXON SEEKING? Early in the 1968 campaign, power-hungry, episodically nutty billionaire Howard Hughes—in a lucid moment and non-nuanced memo—stated his determination to elect a president ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 1965-05-16 | Author:Theodore H. White

History can signal its changes to wise men without violence, but for those who prefer to ignore its message, it then raps with gunfire to call attention. The riots of ...
( Category: Elections May 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 1961-05-16 | Author:Theodore H. White

Two simultaneous explosions now occurred: one in Chicago, Illinois, at the Blackstone Hotel; the second at the Newport Naval Station, Rhode Island, where Dwight D. Eisenhower was vacationing. The first ...
( Category: Elections May 17,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Daniel Mark Epstein

TOO LATE Had we but met in other days, Had we but loved in other ways, Another light and hope had shone On your life and my own. In sweet ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-05-15 | Author:Connie Mariano

I had the honor of meeting His Holiness Pope John Paul II four times during my White House assignment. Here, President Clinton introduces me to the pontiff in October of ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-01 | Author:Dick Russell

25 The Paisley Puzzle After my article about him appeared in Gallery, Nagell sent the publisher a disclaimer. “As author Dick Russell knows very well,” he wrote, “following my acquittal ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 13,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Nigel Hamilton

“I speak to you today for two reasons,” Hitler began his broadcast, in an unusually somber, sober, almost listless tone—first “so that you can hear my voice and know that ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-07 | Author:O'Brien, Phillips Payson

CHAPTER 22 Atomic Bombs and Elections When the presidential train finally pulled into the siding by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on August 17, Washington, DC, was bathed in ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-26 | Author:Nancy Gibbs & Michael Duffy [GIBBS, NANCY]

THE WORST MEETING EVER Three months later, on January 31, 1972, Haldeman took notes at a staff meeting: he knew Graham was in town for the prayer breakfast the next ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 4,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-08 | Author:Jared Cohen [Cohen, Jared]

The Dying President Roosevelt was a sick and dying man when he ran for a fourth term in 1944. He must have had some sense of this as early as ...
( Category: History & Theory April 29,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Cohen, Jared

The Dying President Roosevelt was a sick and dying man when he ran for a fourth term in 1944. He must have had some sense of this as early as ...
( Category: History & Theory April 29,2019 )
azw3, epub, mobi |eng | 2019-04-02 | Author:Rick Reilly

FRIDGE CADDY: “Wait. You’re saying every single time he comes in here he hands everybody hundreds? Because I’ve never once seen that.” FIRST CADDY: “Well, okay, not every time.” FRIDGE ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents April 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-25 | Author:Celia Sandys

Having read in Haldane’s diary how Brockie railed against Churchill after the escape, I thought I would approach Brockie’s family for an explanation. It seems that any resentment on Brockie’s ...
( Category: U.K. Prime Ministers April 21,2019 )