William H. Taft Photo Gallery and related media

Taft Posing for Photo

William H. Taft

Taft Posing for Photo

Previous Next 10 of 13

Taft led a split Republican Party (with Roosevelt claiming the progressives) for reelection, but lost to Woodrow Wilson.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Related Photo Galleries (10)

  • William H. Taft
    William H. Taft

    13 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of William H. Taft.

    (13 Photos)
  • Rutherford B. Hayes
    Rutherford B. Hayes

    9 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes.

    (9 Photos)
  • Benjamin Harrison
    Benjamin Harrison

    11 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of Benjamin Harrison.

    (11 Photos)
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge

    16 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of Calvin Coolidge.

    (16 Photos)
  • Chester A. Arthur
    Chester A. Arthur

    8 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of Chester A. Arthur.

    (8 Photos)
  • Franklin Pierce
    Franklin Pierce

    11 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of Franklin Pierce.

    (11 Photos)
  • Warren G. Harding
    Warren G. Harding

    17 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of Warren G. Harding.

    (17 Photos)
  • Herbert Hoover
    Herbert Hoover

    16 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of Herbert Hoover.

    (16 Photos)
  • Grover Cleveland
    Grover Cleveland

    14 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of Grover Cleveland.

    (14 Photos)
  • James Garfield
    James Garfield

    12 Photos

    See pictures from the life and presidency of James Garfield.

    (12 Photos)

Related Videos (10)

  • Ask Steve: Southern Strategy
    Ask Steve: Southern Strategy

    Video Clip (1:23)

    In this video clip from Ask Steve, the Southern Strategy is explained. It was the republican party's successful plan of getting the white southern population to shift their views from democratic to republican.

    Video Clip (1:23)
  • The Press Plane
    The Press Plane

    Video Clip (0:52)

    Pat Buchanan, speech writer during Richard Nixon's 1968 campaign, tells the story of one of Nixons early executive decisions.

    Video Clip (0:52)
  • J. Edgar Hoover the Spy
    J. Edgar Hoover the Spy

    Video Clip (2:02)

    Since their inceptions, the FBI and the CIA have been two separate entities, but did you know that these two organizations were almost combined in one agency, run by none other than J. Edgar Hoover?

    Video Clip (2:02)
  • Nixon's Lincoln Day Dinner
    Nixon's Lincoln Day Dinner

    Video Clip (1:02)

    Pat Buchanan, aide to former president Richard Nixon during the 1968 campaign, tells the story of Nixon's unique campaigning techniques.

    Video Clip (1:02)
  • Path to the Podium: Barack Obama
    Path to the Podium: Barack Obama

    Video Clip (3:19)

    Follow Barack Obama's political journey from his early years to the White House.

    Video Clip (3:19)
  • Franklin Pierce's Presidency
    Franklin Pierce's Presidency

    Video Clip (3:53)

    Find out why Franklin Pierce is sometimes remembered as one of the worst presidents in American history.

    Video Clip (3:53)
  • Ask Steve: George Wallace
    Ask Steve: George Wallace

    Video Clip (1:33)

    Who is George Wallace and why is he important? Steve Gillon shows the importance and significance of George Wallace in American history. Through his racist views, George Wallace redefined the American Political System.

    Video Clip (1:33)
  • Kennedy's Summation
    Kennedy's Summation

    Video Clip (2:48)

    This John F. Kennedy vs. Richard Nixon 1960 presidential debate History Channel video shows Senator Kennedy speaking about the importance of the Social Security Act of 1935 and now was the time to do something for elderly medical care.

    Video Clip (2:48)
  • Kennedy: Teachers' Salaries
    Kennedy: Teachers' Salaries

    Video Clip (1:32)

    John F. Kennedy answers back to Nixon's accusation of supporting federal control of teacher salaries. Kennedy explains that was not the question before the Senate in February, the issue was whether to give federal aid to the state to support education.

    Video Clip (1:32)
  • Kennedy: Communism within the U.S.
    Kennedy: Communism within the U.S.

    Video Clip (0:50)

    Senator John F. Kennedy talks about the internal threat that communism poses to national security. Kennedy describes that these internal factions are serious and should be taken care of by supporting laws that the U.S. has already passed.

    Video Clip (0:50)

Related Speeches & Audio (10)

  • Colin Powell Declines Presidential Bid
    Colin Powell Declines Presidential Bid

    Audio Clip (2:26)

    On November 8, 1995, Colin Powell put an end to speculation when he announced that he would not run for president in the next election.

    Audio Clip (2:26)
  • Reagan Accepts Presidential Nomination
    Reagan Accepts Presidential Nomination

    Audio Clip (1:33)

    After unsuccessfully seeking the presidential nomination in 1968 and 1976, Ronald Reagan was nominated at the Republican National Convention on September 7, 1980. In his acceptance speech, the former California governor tells American taxpayers that they do not exist to fund the federal government.

    Audio Clip (1:33)
  • Nixon's Second Inaugural Address
    Nixon's Second Inaugural Address

    Audio Clip (1:42)

    After a landslide reelection victory, incumbent President Richard Nixon stresses America's role in the pursuit of world peace during his second inaugural address, delivered on January 20, 1973.

    Audio Clip (1:42)
  • Nixon's First Inaugural Address
    Nixon's First Inaugural Address

    Audio Clip (1:13)

    After losing his first presidential bid to John F. Kennedy in 1960, former Vice President Richard Nixon brought the Republican Party back into power with a win in the 1968 presidential election. On January 20, 1969, he takes the oath of office and promises to heal a divided nation.

    Audio Clip (1:13)
  • Reagan's 1984 Presidential Nomination
    Reagan's 1984 Presidential Nomination

    Audio Clip (0:57)

    On August 23, 1984, President Ronald Reagan accepts his party's nomination for a second term. In his speech at the Republican National Convention, President Reagan promises a "springtime of hope" for America.

    Audio Clip (0:57)
  • Nixon Reelected to Presidency
    Nixon Reelected to Presidency

    Audio Clip (1:03)

    On November 7, 1972, incumbent President Richard Nixon won a second term in a landslide victory over Democrat George McGovern. In a brief statement from the Oval Office, President Nixon promises to bring "peace with honor" in Vietnam and to usher in a "new era of peace" with the Soviet Union.

    Audio Clip (1:03)
  • John McCain Accepts Presidential Nomination
    John McCain Accepts Presidential Nomination

    Audio Clip (3:51)

    On September 4, 2008, at the Republican National Convention, Sen. John McCain accepts his party's nomination for presidential candidate. In his speech he promises to change Washington and says he has just the right running mate to shake things up.

    Audio Clip (3:51)
  • Eisenhower Returns From Cancelled Summit Meeting
    Eisenhower Returns From Cancelled Summit Meeting

    Audio Clip (4:19)

    On May 1, 1960, an American U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft was shot down over central Russia. As a result, the Paris Summit Conference, scheduled 13 days later, collapsed. Upon his return from the failed conference on May 20, President Eisenhower addresses the welcoming crowd at Andrews Air Force Base.

    Audio Clip (4:19)
  • Carl Stokes on Aiding Cleveland's African-Americans
    Carl Stokes on Aiding Cleveland's African-Americans

    Audio Clip (2:38)

    After becoming the first African-American mayor of a major city when he was elected in 1967, Carl Stokes talks about his hopes for Cleveland's citizens in an interview.

    Audio Clip (2:38)
  • Reagan and Mondale in 1984 Presidential Debate
    Reagan and Mondale in 1984 Presidential Debate

    Audio Clip (1:15)

    On October 21, 1984, President Ronald Reagan and former Vice President Walter Mondale engage in their second nationally broadcast debate. When Henry Trewhitt of the Baltimore Sun asks the president about his advancing age, Reagan turns the question on its head by promising not to make an issue of his opponent’s youth and inexperience.

    Audio Clip (1:15)

Shop HISTORY