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Author of the new book PRESIDENTS OF WAR (Crown). Nine books. Presidential Historian. Contributor PBS . Williams College. Born Chicago.
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Michael Beschloss Dec 10
Apollo 17's Eugene Cernan with flag on moon, 46 years ago this week—last time human beings walked on moon:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 10
JFK letter to child--"You must not worry about Santa Claus. I talked with him yesterday and he is fine."--1961:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 10
Apollo 11 U.S. Customs form after first moon landing by astronauts, 1969:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 10
Time 1963 “Man of the Year”:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 10
Life Magazine, 55 years ago this week:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 10
Kennedys' 1963 holiday card, featuring White House creche, was never sent:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 9
Insecticide marketed for use around small children as they eat their meals, 1956:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 9
Marketing Seven-Up for infants, 1955:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 9
Santa recommends Lucky Strikes because they are “easy on my throat," in 1937 ad:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 9
Earth as photographed by crew of Apollo 17, last human beings to walk on moon, this month 1972:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 8
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" was first broadcast tomorrow night 1965:
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Willie Geist Dec 8
Amazing. Cosell announcing John Lennon’s death as the kicker lines up a field goal.
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Michael Beschloss Dec 2
Thank you to for posting my talk on “Presidents of War” at Miami Book Fair—here is the link:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 8
“Back in the USSR” by the Beatles was 50 years ago: Audio:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 8
Senator-elect Robert Kennedy at Army-Navy Game, Philadelphia, 1964:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 8
Beatles White Album was #1 on Billboard in United States 50 years ago this month:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 8
Franklin Roosevelt to Winston Churchill today 1941, day after Pearl Harbor attack—“All of us are in the same boat with you”:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 8
Thanks to Paul McCartney’s younger brother Michael for this tweet. He refers to the photo of young George, John and Paul posted by me earlier today. Both “Brother Michael" and “Auntie Jin” are immortalized in Paul’s 1976 song “Let ‘Em In”:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 8
New York Times, today 1941: “Japan Wars on U.S. and Britain; Makes Sudden Attack on Hawaii”:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 8
Rockets outside Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, before new Air & Space Museum opened 1976:
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