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Leaks in the Department of State in 1963, and a Scolding on Leaks in 2015

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Foreign Policy’s John Hudson recently did a report on Secretary John Kerry admonishing State Department employees about making unauthorized disclosures to the press. 1,091 more words

State Department

John F. Kennedy Funeral Photos Completely Digitized

All the White House photos (over 350 of them) from John F. Kennedy’s funeral have been digitized and are available online. “The 350 funeral photos span a period of three days, from November 23 to November 25, 1963. 100 more words

New Resources

Two Gentlemen from Virginia: Surprising Facts about US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

Thomas Jefferson

The third President of the United States had a personality that was similar to George Washington’s in many ways. Like Washington, Jefferson was fond of dancing at parties and tended to be shy. 461 more words

George Washington

The Only Time President Roosevelt Ever Consented to Pose Before a Kodak


President Theodore Roosevelt, holding his top hat in one hand and flanked by two officers and an unidentified man, looks down at the photographer from the back of a railroad car.  186 more words

Photography

Ancestry of Chester Arthur

21st U.S. President

1st Generation
1. Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886)

2nd Generation
2. Rev. William Arthur (1796-1875)
3. Malvina Stone (1802-1869)

3rd Generation
4. Alan Arthur (c1766-) 52 more words

Famous Kin

Ancestry of George Washington

1st U.S. President

1st Generation
1. George Washington (1731/32-1799)

2nd Generation

2. Augustine Washington (c1694-1743)
3. Mary Ball (c1708/09-1789)

3rd Generation

4. Lawrence Washington (1659-1697/98… 358 more words

Famous Kin

US Presidents in the News: President Warren G. Harding

I was planning to do my series of blog posts on the presidents in chronological order, but as President Harding’s personal affairs have been making headlines lately I decided to move him up. 440 more words

American History