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Presidential historian. 9 books. Presidential Historian, Contributor, PBS , . Born Chicago. Williams College.
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Michael Beschloss 48m
Remains of civil rights heroes Schwerner, Chaney & Goodman were discovered next week 1964 in Mississippi:
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OK, here’s a clip from the egregious 1964 film “Kisses for My President”--about first woman POTUS (3 mins.):
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Harpo Marx visits with his friend Harry Truman, 1950:
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Women campaign for voting rights, New York, 1913:
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LBJ greeted by Harry Truman in Kansas City before signing Medicare at Truman Library, tomorrow 1965:
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This horrible film comedy was released 1964--same year as the Civil Rights Act:
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Jackie Kennedy said that in a letter to Khrushchev after JFK's death.
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Michael Beschloss Jul 28
LBJ & family in ranch bedroom, watching 1968 Democratic convention on TV:
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Michael Beschloss Jul 28
Harry Truman chortles before giving his acceptance speech, Democratic convention, Philadelphia, 1948:
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Michael Beschloss Jul 28
JFK & daughter Caroline, today 1963, aboard Presidential yacht Honey Fitz:
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Michael Beschloss Jul 28
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (here during 1960 Democratic convention) would have been 87 years old today:
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PBS NewsHour Jul 27
The 1968 hurt Hubert Humphrey. How? explains in this
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Michael Beschloss Jul 27
We've never heard a convention endorsement speech by an outgoing President for a preferred successor as strong as Obama's tonight.
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Michael Beschloss Jul 27
Obama's Kansas grandparents lived in same town (El Dorado) as Tim Kaine's family.
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Michael Beschloss Jul 27
McCarthy, Humphrey & McGovern during 1968 Democratic convention, Chicago:
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Michael Beschloss Jul 27
Bill Clinton says in memoirs that after he lost 1980 reelection as Ark. governor, Jerry Brown asked him to be his chief of staff in Calif.
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Michael Beschloss Jul 27
JFK at 1960 DNC, a performance that Richard Nixon found so weak that he agreed to debate Kennedy on TV:
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Michael Beschloss Jul 27
FDR and VP John Nance Garner at Democratic convention, Philadelphia, 80 years ago:
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Michael Beschloss Jul 27
Robert & Ethel Kennedy campaigning in Indiana, 1968:
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Michael Beschloss Jul 27
Adlai Stevenson with roll-call board at Democratic convention, Chicago, 60 years ago:
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