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Review of "Power & Responsibility: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt" by William Harbaugh

Power and Responsibility: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt” is William Harbaugh’s 1961 biography of the twenty-sixth president. For at least three decades it was considered the single best biography of Roosevelt, and it remains a favorite of many historians. 537 more words


When POTUS Cleans Up After His Pooch

President Gerald Ford was known for being just a regular guy, unchanged by the power of the Presidency. This was never better demonstrated than on the occasion when his Golden Retriever, Liberty, do-dooed on a carpet in the White House. 42 more words


Obama Is Not Our First Black President: 4 U.S. Presidents You Didn’t Know Were Black

In 2008, our 44th President Barak Obama was applauded and hailed as the country’s first African American elected to the White House. But history may not have been all that forthcoming about some of our forefathers and their race. 362 more words


Announcing the Capital Orchestra Festival - February 14, 2016

Music Celebrations is proud to present the Capital Orchestra Festival, an exclusive orchestra festival taking place at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. 84 more words

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Extended Dreams

I have not yet shared the occurrences of what I will call “extended dreams” yet because it was not yet known to me. However, I am certain now of the existence of such a dream and the purpose of it. 1,273 more words


Free Webinar: 2015 Survey of College & University Presidents 4/14/15 at 2pm ET

Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Highlights of the survey findings include:

  • A majority of presidents give the Obama administration’s ratings proposal a grade of D or F, and a third of presidents say they view the plan more negatively than they did before the administration released a detailed framework about the plan in December.
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George Washington and The Dogs of War

George Washington’s love for dogs was legendary. His journals list more than 30 dogs that could claim the Father of Our Country as master. Included among them were Greyhounds, Briards, Newfoundlands, Poodles, and various Spaniels. 244 more words