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Michael Beschloss
Presidential historian. Nine books. Presidential Historian. Contributor, PBS . Born Chicago. Williams College.
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Michael Beschloss 28m
Ella Fitzgerald (born 100 years ago today) fan-gram from Duke Ellington:
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Ella Fitzgerald was born 100 years ago today:
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American & Soviet troops pose at Elbe River, cutting Germany in half as World War II in Europe neared its end, today 1945:
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Color photograph of aftermath of San Francisco earthquake & fire of this week 1906:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 24
Replying to @ddknyt
Trinity Episcopal Church,served as Civil War hospital, torn down 1936, now site of Labor Department.
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Michael Beschloss Apr 24
"Royal Blue" train--predecessor to Acela between NYC & DC--ended service this week 1958: &Ohio
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Michael Beschloss Apr 24
US Capitol under construction, during Civil War:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 23
New Coke released today 1985—one of biggest mistakes in US business history:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 23
President Theodore Roosevelt arrives Yellowstone National Park, tomorrow 1903:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 22
Daytona Beach, 60 years ago:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 22
Nixon mugs for photographers in Oval Office, today 1970:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 22
This is called last photograph ever taken of Richard Nixon, who died today 1994:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 21
Mark Twain died today 1910--photographed near end of life in color, using Autochrome Lumiere process:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 20
San Francisco earthquake and fire were this week 1906:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 19
Babe Ruth at first game in New York City’s new Yankee Stadium, yesterday 1923:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 18
Yes, Copley’s portrait of Paul Revere does look like Jack Black:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 18
Paul Revere started his midnight ride tonight 1775:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Minutemen met Redcoats this week 1775 in Battles of Lexington and Concord, opening America's Revolutionary War:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 16
6-year-old future President Theodore Roosevelt (circled) watches Abraham Lincoln funeral cortège in NYC, 1865:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 16
Abraham Lincoln funeral procession, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC, this week 1865:
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