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CATEGORY: U.S. Presidents
George Washington’s Hair Found in 18th-Century Almanac
February 22, 2018

The first president’s tresses were a keepsake for the family of Alexander Hamilton. Read More

10 Modern Presidential Speeches Every American Should Know
February 16, 2018

Presidential speeches reveal the United States’ challenges, hopes, dreams and temperature of the nation, as much as they do the wisdom and perspective of the leader speaking them—even in the age of Twitter. Read More

Which American President Was the First to be Photographed?
February 16, 2018

Hint: He was also the first to marry a woman born outside the United States. Read More

Presidential Portraits that Pop
February 12, 2018

Here are the back stories to some of the most intriguing presidential renderings. Read More

‘Linda Tripp Offered Me the Blue Dress': Revelations from the Man Who Uncovered the Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal
February 6, 2018

When Michael Isikoff broke the story of Ken Starr's investigation into the Lewinsky affair 20 years ago, he had no idea how much it would change the presidency and the country. Read More

Presidential Feuds With the Media Are Nothing New
January 26, 2018

Journalists have angered presidents from the earliest days of America’s founding. Read More

5 Presidents Who Hid Their Health Issues
January 18, 2018

These Presidents didn't want the state of their health to affect the state of the nation. Read More

Buy the Texas Ranch Where LBJ Hid from the Press
January 17, 2018

Part of Lyndon Johnson’s 'Texas White House' is on the market for $2.8 million. Read More

This Huge Women’s March Drowned Out a Presidential Inauguration in 1913
January 17, 2018

“Where are all the people?” an aide asked. Read More

What’s Next for 2018?
December 15, 2017

Our team of historians, experts and thought leaders have come up with lessons of the past to help us understand the future. Read More