CATEGORY: U.S. Presidents
The Long (And Short) of White House Stints
February 14, 2017

General Michael Flynn's not the first top White House official to call it quits quickly. Read More

History of the Presidential Cabinet
January 12, 2017

The presidential Cabinet has come a long way since Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson used to duke it out during the Washington administration. Read More

A History of the Presidential Farewell Address
January 10, 2017

Take a look back at the history of presidential goodbyes over the years. Read More

10 Words and Phrases Popularized by Presidents
February 12, 2016

Check out 10 common words and phrases you may be surprised to learn were coined or popularized by U.S. presidents. Read More

A Brief History of the Presidential Turkey Pardon
November 25, 2014

The annual Thanksgiving ritual of granting presidential pardons to White House turkeys is not as hallowed as you may think. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
April 26, 2013

On Saturday, the worlds of Washington, D.C. and Hollywood will once again collide as the nation’s capital plays host to the annual affair. Read More

The 24-Hour President
February 18, 2013

Find out more about the man whose gravestone reads “President of the United States for One Day.” Read More

The President’s Speech, From First Draft to Delivery
October 15, 2012

C. Edwin Vilade discusses his new book “The President’s Speech,” which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of presidential addresses. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About U.S. Presidential Debates
October 3, 2012

As the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates finally meet face to face, explore seven surprising facts about the history of presidential debates. Read More

5 Things You May Not Know About U.S. Political Conventions
August 30, 2012

From surprise candidates to delegate fistfights, here are five things you may not know about the history of nominating conventions. Read More