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Michael Beschloss
Presidential historian, 9 books. Contributor, , PBS . Born Chicago. Williams College. New York Times columnist (HistorySource, incl. sports)
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Thomas Jefferson’s statue arrives in his Memorial (1947):
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Thomas Jefferson bust created from his life mask at age 82:
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Thomas Jefferson's "original Rough draught" of Declaration of Independence (w revisions by J. Adams & B. Franklin):
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Polaroid Swinger TV ad w Ali MacGraw was shot in Bahamas 50 years ago—song was by “Man of LaMancha” composer (1 min):
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Michael Beschloss in NY Times—How the Polaroid Swinger presaged Steve Jobs & the iPhone:
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The Upshot 20h
How Edwin Land's Polaroid Swinger changed the market in an instant. A tale
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Michael Beschloss Jul 2
Civil Rights Act signed 51 years ago today by President Johnson, with Martin Luther King, Jr.:
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Michael Beschloss Jul 1
Fireworks over Williamsburg Bridge NYC, 1903:
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Fireworks over Washington DC, Independence Day 1954:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 29
Times Square NYC, mid-1930s:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 29
Los Angeles, about 1896, Sunset Boulevard at Western—woman is selling pumpkins:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 29
Boston in color, 1941:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 29
Pontoon bridge from Georgetown DC to what is now Theodore Roosevelt Island, 150 years ago this month:
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New York City sunset from above, 1932:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 29
Miami, Florida, about 1908:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 29
Steve Wozniak 40 years ago today typed first letters on first functional prototype of Apple 1 computer:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 28
Thomas Jefferson’s Secy of the Treasury, Albert Gallatin (1761-1849), photographed late in life by Mathew Brady:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 28
Dolley Madison (1768-1849), photographed with her niece near end of her life:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 28
Chicago, Oak Street Beach, 95 years ago this summer:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 28
James Madison, who died today 1836 — from life mask at age 74:
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