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BusinessWire: Fordham Law School Launches 25th Amendment Archive (PRESS RELEASE)

BusinessWire: Fordham Law School Launches 25th Amendment Archive (PRESS RELEASE). “The archive offers an interactive timeline of the history and events that prompted Congress to create the amendment, which provides legal mechanisms for handling presidential inabilities and filling vice presidential vacancies. 68 more words

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National Archives: National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Records

National Archives: National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Records. “Today at 8 a.m., the National Archives released a group of documents (the first of several expected releases), along with 17 audio files, previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. 20 more words

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Presidential Biographies

The Biographies I’ve Read of Each U.S. President

From two online “Best of” lists, and impulse pick-ups.
  1. Washington: A Life, Ron Chernow
  2. John Adams, David McCullough…
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Book Lists

Nixon and the 1974 Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act

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State Department

Some Fun Facts (and memes) About John Quincy Adams!

Since July 11th, 2017 is John Quincy Adams’ 250th birthday, I wanted to write about him. Listing 250 facts would probably bore a lot of people, though, so… here’s 5! 327 more words

History

Weird but True Know it All: US Presidents


by Brianna Dumont

Have you always wondered what the US presidents were like? I have just the book for you. This book tells you weird facts that are true about each president. 79 more words

Book Review