A President in Alaska: Ninety Rare Images of Harding’s Fatal Trip

The Hardings driving in Alaska. This very day, ninety-two years ago, Americans awoke to newspaper and radio reports of the President’s sudden death in San Francisco’s Palace Hotel, while he was in the middle of what was intended to be a two-month tour of the nation. The coffin of President Harding being carried into a hearse from the Palace Hotel. Even by the standards of today’s far fitter presidential health and expedited modern travel, it was a challenging undertaking,  not merely a transcontinental trip by train in the blistering summer of 1923, but then a voyage from the Pacific coast

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