From the Desk of Fred Rosen: Murder by Malpractice?

Today marks the 135th anniversary of the death of President James Garfield. The following is a post from Fred Rosen, a former columnist for the… 499 more words



September 15 in history:

September 15th of 1901 was Theodore Roosevelt’s first full day as president, after the assassination of William McKinley.  Roosevelt had been vice president for only six months before succeeding McKinley.  140 more words

Today In History

this day in crime history: september 6, 1901

On this date in 1901, US President William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. President McKinley died eight days later from his wounds. 74 more words

True Crime

Lost and Found - September 6th Edition

What to remember about September 6th…

  • 1757  French general and hero of the American Revolution Marquis de La Fayette is born
  • 1847  American author and abolitionist…
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"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies"*...

As if things weren’t weird enough…

By a number of political measures, this year bears an uncanny resemblance to the transformative 1896 presidential election… It pitted Republican William McKinley against Democrat William Jennings Bryan.

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ECW Honors the Mahoning Valley (OH) Civil War Roundtable

As part of our fifth anniversary, Emerging Civil War is pleased to inaugurate a new Roundtable of the Year Award. The first recipient of this award is the… 350 more words

Emerging Civil War

William McKinley and His America — H. Wayne Morgan

McKinley is a fascinating president. It’s easy to forget how momentous his presidency was but that short burst of time from 1897 to 1901 was what catapulted the US onto the world stage. 694 more words