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Author forthcoming PRESIDENTS OF WAR (Crown Oct 2018). Nine books. Presidential Historian. Contributor PBS . Williams College. Born Chicago.
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Michael Beschloss Sep 20
African American journalist Alex Wilson, attacked during mob violence over integration of Little Rock Central High School, September 23, 1957:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 19
Lennon and Jagger, 50 years ago:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 19
Video: Richard Nixon’s 5-second appearance on NBC’s “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In”—50 years ago this week, during campaign against Humphrey and Wallace:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 19
Billboard top single 50 years ago this week was Beatles’ “Hey Jude”:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 19
JFK stops motorcade to look at his preferred site for Kennedy Library at Harvard on banks of Charles River, April 1963:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 19
Hospitalized Nixon is visited by LBJ, running on opposing ticket with JFK, during Presidential campaign, this month 1960:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 18
One of the most evocative photographs in American political history:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 18
Time Magazine, 27 years ago: “Sex, Lies & Politics: America’s watershed debate on sexual harassment”:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 18
Anita Hill supporters on Supreme Court steps, October 1991 (“The women of this country believe you Professor Hill”):
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Michael Beschloss Sep 18
New York Daily News, October 1991:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 18
Anita Hill testifies, October 1991:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 18
Rejected architectural proposal for Pentagon after World War II, with huge center tower addition:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 17
Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, 1967:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 17
Marilyn Monroe at Twentieth Century-Fox luncheon for Nikita Khrushchev, first top Soviet leader to visit US, this week 1959:
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Jonathan Martin Sep 13
A magisterial work. Buy it >>
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Michael Beschloss Sep 17
JFK feeding deer, Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, this month 1963:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 17
Supreme Court, circa late 1860s:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 17
Constitution of the United States was signed at Philadelphia today 1787:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 16
Warmest thanks to all who have kindly asked for a link to order my new book “Presidents of War” (published by Crown, Oct 9). Here is the link:
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Michael Beschloss Sep 16
Helen Keller’s 1933 letter to German students threatening to burn her books--“History has taught you nothing if you think you can kill ideas…Do not imagine your barbarities to the Jews are unknown here”:
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