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Michael Beschloss
Presidential historian. Nine books. Presidential Historian. Contributor, PBS . Born Chicago. Williams College.
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Prototype of future Apollo moon-landing module, displayed at 1964 New York World’s Fair:
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LBJ and Sam Rayburn, longest-serving Speaker of the House (17 years):
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JFK looks at model of 1964 New York World’s Fair he would not live to see completed, 55 years ago today:
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At Christmastime 1973, President Nixon shocked passengers by flying commercial (United DC-10) with his family to Los Angeles—said he was saving fuel during Energy Crisis:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 13
Outtake of Neil Armstrong and other Gemini astronauts during photograph session, 1963:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 13
Manhattan winter night, 1933:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 13
Ronald Reagan’s penthouse retirement office space in Century City, Los Angeles, had previously been used for filming of 1988’s “Die Hard”:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 13
George Washington statue of 1832 was paid for by Congress but banished from Capitol grounds:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 13
FDR and Churchill at George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, 1942:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 13
While comforting Meghan McCain, Joe Biden today on “The View” talked about his friendship, across party lines, with John McCain:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 13
Christmas turkeys act up with Harry Truman, White House, today 1948:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 13
Life mask of George Washington, who died tomorrow 1799:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 12
Four girls killed in 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Birmingham, Alabama, 1963:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 12
Adlai Stevenson chose Alabama Senator John Sparkman for VP, 1952, trying to hold onto the old Democratic (white) Solid South:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 12
John Lewis attacked at Selma, Alabama, Bloody Sunday, March 1963:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 12
George Wallace stands in the schoolhouse door, University of Alabama, 1963:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 12
Martin Luther King arrested for "loitering," Montgomery, Alabama, 1958:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 12
Page from Martin Luther King's "Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” published 1963:
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Michael Beschloss Dec 12
Moore: “It’s not over."
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Michael Beschloss Dec 12
Moore spokesman raises possibility of recount.
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