Dwight Eisenhower was a rarity in American politics, when he won the presidency in 1952 in his first campaign as a politician. So what else was unique about the 34th President?
Today marks the 225th anniversary of an American icon: the White House. Here's a look back at its remarkable history.
If you are a presidential historian or a fan of facial hair, you probably know a little about Chester Alan Arthur. For the rest of us, he’s one of the more obscure leaders in American history.
Today marks the birthday of the one of the most controversial U.S. presidents, Rutherford B. Hayes, who took office amid a constitutional crisis and left office defending his reputation.
Today we celebrate the 93rd birthday of former President Jimmy Carter. The Plains, Georgia-native is certainly unique in comparison with other Presidents.
On September 23, 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made his famous Fala speech, which became a defining moment in his fourth presidential campaign. So who was the Scottish Terrier that helped FDR win his closest race?
William Howard Taft is a truly unique American figure who led two branches of government, was a wrestling champion and the youngest Solicitor General in American history.
President Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon 43 years ago today generated a national controversy, but in recent years, some of the pardon’s biggest critics have changed their tunes on the unprecedented move.
On September 6, 1901, the popular President William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, while his Vice President, Theodore Roosevelt, was in Vermont at a speaking engagement. Over the next eight days, reports varied about McKinley’s health, with Roosevelt traveling to Buffalo and leaving to join his vacationing family.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech certainly ranks highly in the pantheon of public speaking. Here is a look at the Dream speech and other addresses that moved people – and history.