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The Nixon Pardon

The Nixon Pardon

How was the Nixon pardon a constitutional crisis?*First, congratulations on becoming an American citizen. Sometimes it is new Americans who have the most probing questions about our country's history.Richard M. Nixon resigned 34 years ago.  He was the only president in U.S. history to do so.  T ...
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The President’s Game

The President’s Game

Army Navy, 1890-2005By Brian Flanagan The Army-Navy game is truly America's rivalry.  Each year seniors on both sidelines compete in their last football game before graduating into military service.  Adrenaline and emotions run high from whistle to whistle -- particularly in years of war -- b ...
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Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum

 An early April morning at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. The buildings are beautifully situated in 35 acres of woods between downtown Atlanta and downtown Decatur.The Carter, one of 11 presidential library-museums administered by the National Archives and Records Administratio ...
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The Nixon White House – A View from the Inside

The Nixon White House – A View from the Inside

             Hauenstein Center events are open to the public, no need to RSVP. He was born to Howard Ellis Cox and Anne Crane Delafield Finch Cox in Southampton Hospital in Southampton (village), New York and spent his early years ...
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Women in the White House

Women in the White House

By Melissa WareWith the potential candidacy of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, 2008 could mark the first time in history that a woman will receive her party's nomination for the presidency of the United States.  In 216 years, a woman has never been nomina ...
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Women in the White House

Women in the White House

By Melissa WareWith the potential candidacy of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, 2008 could mark the first time in history that a woman will receive her party's nomination for the presidency of the United States.  In 216 years, a woman has never been nomina ...
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights

Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights

Resources PageToday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day: a celebration of the birth of one of America's greatest leaders.  An advisor to three presidents, Dr. King helped bring the message of the Civil Rights Movement into the White House.ImagesMLK and Ike:President Eis ...
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States claiming the most Presidents

States claiming the most Presidents

Which states claim to be the home of the most presidents?Just three states have given the United States almost half of her presidents.Virginia, long nicknamed the "Mother of Presidents," was the birthplace of eight of the 43 men who have served as president: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Jame ...
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Herbert Hoover’s Bad Press

Herbert Hoover’s Bad Press

By George H. NashOften it seems that Herbert Hoover is the Rodney Dangerfield of American politics: he gets no respect.Other unpopular Presidents, like Woodrow Wilson and Harry Truman, have recovered their reputations posthumously. A few, like Ronald Reagan, have lived to see their ...
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