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Michael Beschloss
Presidential historian. Nine books. Presidential Historian. Contributor, PBS . Born Chicago. Williams College.
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Michael Beschloss May 19
Nixon in Saudi Arabia while fending off Watergate scandal, June 1974:
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Michael Beschloss May 19
Today’s bombshells are arriving early.
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Michael Beschloss May 19
Amelia Earhart after becoming 1st woman to fly solo across Atlantic—departed from Newfoundland 85 years ago tomorrow:
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Michael Beschloss May 19
Mount St. Helens erupting this week 1980, called deadliest volcanic occurrence in US history:
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Michael Beschloss May 18
President Nixon on beach near San Clemente, California, 1971:
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Michael Beschloss May 18
Robert Kennedy during Oregon primary campaign, this week 1968:
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Michael Beschloss May 18
Getting near 5:45 Eastern time — what bombshell today?
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Michael Beschloss May 17
Abraham Lincoln was nominated by Republicans for President, today 1860:
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Michael Beschloss May 17
Televised Senate Watergate hearings began today 1973:
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Michael Beschloss May 17
Archibald Cox sworn in as Watergate Special Prosecutor, May 25, 1973:
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Michael Beschloss May 17
JFK said at March 21, 1962, press conference, “Life is unfair.”
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Michael Beschloss May 17
US Coast Guard veteran who lost arm in World War II salutes President Lincoln:
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Michael Beschloss May 17
Trump today: "No politician in history — and I say this with great surety — has been treated worse or more unfairly."
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Michael Beschloss May 17
Justice Felix Frankfurter congratulates Chief Justice Earl Warren on Brown v. Board of Education, today 1954:
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Michael Beschloss May 16
Brown v. Board of Education—Supreme Court found segregated schools unconstitutional today 1954:
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Michael Beschloss May 16
John McCain tonight: "We’ve seen this movie before. It's reaching Watergate size and scale."
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Michael Beschloss May 16
Trump and Nixon in Houston, 1989 (with Ivana Trump, John and Nellie Connally):
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Michael Beschloss May 16
Nixon writes to Trump, 30 years ago this year:
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Michael Beschloss May 16
Nixon argued to Frost 1977 that in trying to block FBI probe, he wasn’t guilty of obstructing justice because "my motive was not criminal."
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Michael Beschloss May 16
The first Article of Impeachment against Nixon was obstruction of justice.
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