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Jack and Jackie Kennedy Home Movies & Pictures of their Presidential Easters

They’re the most famous First Family, and it’s the most famous White House public event – so why didn’t President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, First Daughter Caroline Kennedy and First Son John Kennedy, Jr. ever make an appearance… Read More ›

Presidential Princess Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Her Little Thank You Note & A Rare Recording of Her Voice

                              Fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Alice Roosevelt Longworth The bigger perspective, a rational cynicism, a sense of the ridiculous,… Read More ›

A President’s Residence Saved: The Kennedy Family Compound with Rare Photos of their Real Life There

From the two corners of the country comes recent news that one of the “Kennedy Compound” family homes in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts will be preserved as an historic site, and that another Presidential home, that of Gerald and Betty Ford … Read More ›

The White House New Year’s Day Reception: Good Riddance to a Miserable Tradition

Resolutions, college football bowl games, parades, gym renewals, and January first’s first-born child: New Year’s Day customs give people hope, happiness or distraction. Swollen feet, pneumonia and confrontation do not. Which explains the silent death of the legendary White House… Read More ›

Chelsea Clinton’s NBC Job: Presidents’ Daughters Evoking Their Father’s Legacies

There’s something new – and something old, in the news that former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton has been hired by NBC Nightly News as a special correspondent for its frequent “Making a Difference” segments which focus on volunteers striving to… Read More ›

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