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Not another Clinton - Bush election? Please!

Get ready, we may indeed see another Clinton – Bush election.  This time, Hillary Clinton, former First Lady and former Secretary of State pitted against Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida.   761 more words

Presidential History

The Resurrection of George H.W. Bush (Reprinted from the New York Times)

By Peter Baker

WASHINGTON — The elder George Bush will not give a speech. He is done with all that, he tells friends. But he will mingle and reminisce and bask in the admiration of graying men and women who helped him govern at a time when, some thought, they had reached the end of history. 1,122 more words

President Harrison's new medical diagnosis

William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States, served one month.  I learned in school that he gave a very long inaugural address, caught pneumonia, and died.  591 more words


History: Not Easy Being Abraham Lincoln's Wife

Abraham Lincoln did not win the presidency because he got a lot of votes, he won because the votes were spread thinly among many candidates and he happened to garner the most. 158 more words

American History

Stealing Lincoln's Body: Two Photos of Lincoln’s Funeral Procession Found

In the first photograph,the crowd outside the church seems to be waiting for something to come down the street. Children stand up front so they can see. 1,287 more words

Why Rand Paul can beat Hillary Clinton

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky may be the only Republican who can beat Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.

Paul decisively won last Saturday’s CPAC straw poll with 31%, his neo-Libertarian sidekick, Senator Ted Cruz, was second at 11%.   1,026 more words

Presidential History

Greene County History Month is Back This April!

Here’s the first event to be submitted for the month. MANY MORE will follow as Greene County embraces and celebrates local history all month long in April 2014 Watch this blog for a frequently updated schedule of events. 106 more words