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Michael Beschloss
Presidential historian. Nine books. Presidential Historian. Contributor, PBS . Born Chicago. Williams College.
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Michael Beschloss 14h
George Tames's famous series "The Johnson Treatment" (LBJ & Sen. Theodore Green), 1957:
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Michael Beschloss 14h
Martin & Coretta King with Harry Belafonte at end of Selma to Montgomery March, tonight 1965:
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Michael Beschloss 17h
Ryan just now: "Obamacare is the law of the land."
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Michael Beschloss 22h
FDR signed Social Security 1935--Ida Fuller of Vermont was first recipient of monthly payment:
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Michael Beschloss 22h
When LBJ signed Medicare act, he gave first card to Harry Truman, 1965:
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JFK calls for national health care for senior citizens, Madison Square Garden, 1962:
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Harry Truman defends his health care proposals ("Nobody is working for socialized medicine"), 1949:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 23
White House interior during gut-reconstruction under Harry Truman, about 1950:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 23
Bess & Harry Truman return to White House after 3 year gut-reconstruction, 65 years ago this week:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 23
First Frost/Nixon interview was aired 40 years ago tonight:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 23
James McCord warned Judge Sirica that perjury & political pressure had been used to cover up sources of Watergate burglary, today 1973:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 22
Historical research indeed confirms that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican.
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Michael Beschloss Mar 21
Gemini 3 was first US 2-astronaut space mission--Young & Grissom before launch—this week 1965:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 21
Nixon went to Truman Library today 1969--played “Missouri Waltz,” not knowing that Truman hated he song:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 21
Stan Musial during spring training in Florida, 1951:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 21
U.S. Supreme Court 1890:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 21
Congress passed Equal Rights Amendment tomorrow 1972, but it was never ratified by enough states:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 21
Printed Trump rally placards last night used same slogan as at 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago: “Promises Made / Promises Kept."
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Michael Beschloss Mar 20
Union & Confederate Civil War vets shake hands at 50th-anniversary Battle of Gettysburg "reunion” 1913:
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Michael Beschloss Mar 20
Union soldiers marching at end of Civil War, this month 1865, F Street, Washington DC:
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