What the battle between Herbert Hoover and FDR can teach us
Light verse composed by America's sixteenth president
"Why can't an actor be as good a President as a peanut warehouseman, a hustling attorney, a schoolteacher? It all depends upon the quality of his fantasies between takes."
After leaving the presidency in 1969, Lyndon Johnson lived out the remaining four years of his life in retirement. One of his former speechwriters recounts how he spent it.
The former president of the United States reflects on what Abraham Lincoln means to him, and to America.
He has grades and test scores that I think should qualify him for the Ivy League—but he’s also white and upper-middle-class.
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