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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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Michael Beschloss 4h
New York World’s Fair opened for 2nd season 50 years ago tomorrow:
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Michael Beschloss 13h
Civil War-era Washington DC—Smithsonian Institution and US Capitol:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 19
Grand Review of the Armies after Civil War, down Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC, May 1865:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 19
As Civil War ends, Stars & Stripes raised over Fort Sumter 150 years ago this week:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 18
President Kennedy stops motorcade to examine site for his Presidential library at Harvard, this week 1963:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 18
Babe Ruth at first game in New York City’s new Yankee Stadium, today 1923:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 18
Rare color photograph of San Francisco after disastrous earthquake/fire which started today 1906:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 18
Albert Einstein’s office, Princeton NJ, hours after his death 60 years ago today:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 18
Earthquake struck San Francisco today 1906, followed by 3 days of fire, killing about 3000 people:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 18
Albert Einstein died 60 years ago today—here his United States citizenship declaration:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Yes, Copley’s portrait of Paul Revere does look like Jack Black:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Paul Revere made his midnight ride 240 years tomorrow night—here by J.S. Copley 1768:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Minutemen confronted Redcoats 240 years ago this weekend—Battles of Lexington & Concord:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Earth, photographed by Apollo 13 crew, 45 years ago this week:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Apollo 13 crew gets Presidential Medal of Freedom in Hawaii, 2 days after splashdown (45 years ago today):
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Mission Control, Houston celebrates after Apollo 13 return from brink of catastrophe, 45 years ago today:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Apollo 13 crew return 45 years ago today after near-disaster (“Failure is not an option”):
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Paul Revere rode 240 years ago tomorrow night — here in later age by Gilbert Stuart:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Vietnam War “is finished, as far as America is concerned,” said President Ford 40 years ago next week:
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Michael Beschloss Apr 17
Ronald Reagan wrote this to Margaret Thatcher after their 1st meeting & fall of Saigon 40 years ago this month:
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