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If you asked someone what was the famous immigrant Felix Frankfurter known for….Was it inventing the Hot Dog… Cartoonist… or a Supreme Court Judge? I bet few would say Felix was a Supreme Court Judge but he was for 23 years. 769 more words

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10th August - On This Day In History


1928 Jimmy Dean (actor and singer)


1930 William H Taft (US President)

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1792 Parisian mobs attack the palace of Louis XVI… 11 more words

Review of "The William Howard Taft Presidency" by Lewis Gould

The William Howard Taft Presidency” by Lewis Gould was published in 2009 and is a member of the American Presidency Series. Gould is Professor Emeritus of American History at the University of Texas and is the author of several books including “ 431 more words


The Homestead Resort as Never Seen by William Taft

The Homestead Resort, located in Hot Springs, Virginia, sits in a scenic and tranquil mile-wide valley in the Allegheny Mountains. It dates to 1766 when Captain Thomas Bullett* (who served in George Washington’s Virginia regiment during the French and Indian War) built an 18-room lodge on acreage he received as part of a colonial land grant. 435 more words


Welcome to the Spotlight William Howard Taft!

If you’ve read one biography of Teddy Roosevelt, you’ve already gotten to know William Howard Taft. If you’ve read several bios of TR, you’ve gotten to know Taft  307 more words


Teddy's Transformation

One of the most captivating political phenomena in this country to my mind is the radical transformation of Teddy Roosevelt from his early years to his run for the presidency in 1912. 843 more words

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