Keep your ideals high, keep both feet on the ground and keep everlastingly at...– FDR, 1940 The Roosevelt Presidential Library regularly shares quotes from FDR and Eleanor here.
Bess Truman and the indestructable champagne...
For those of you who haven’t made it out to the Truman Library to see the film clip of this airplane christening, here’s a photo and story from our archives. Bess was supposed to swing the champagne bottle at the airplane, and it was supposed to shatter, showering the plane with champagne. However, the bottle hadn’t been scored to allow it to break easily, and Bess whacked at the...
"And we will gain renewed inspiration from their...
You can see more of President Johnson’s 1968 Memorial Day Proclamation here. http://www.lbjlibrary.org/
First, I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal,...– President Kennedy’s Special Message on Urgent National Needs, May 25, 1961 Watch JKF’s speech. (via todaysdocument)
Remembering Watergate: A Conversation
“You look back on it and it seems like the trail is obvious, but at the time, it was not clear. The big break in the next couple of days was the simple entry in the address books that two of the burglars…” -Bob Woodward, April 18, 2011 Ben Bradlee and Bob Woodward of the Washington Post recently sat down together at the Nixon Presidential Library to discuss their coverage of...