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Five Presidents Who Went to War & Killed Themselves For It: Wilson (Part 3)

Woodrow Wilson and World War I (this separate article appeared yesterday as part of one which considered William McKinley) A childhood dominated by the strict inculcation of pre-destiny by his father, a Presbyterian minister, and the deprivation of war which… Read More ›

Obama’s Regional Identity Conflict: A Matter of Presidential Legacy

Perhaps President Obama’s 52nd birthday yesterday may help prompt resolution of a conflict which hangs heavier with each passing day of his presidency’s¬†remaining three and a half years. His decision will forever frame his legacy, yet is ultimately a personal… Read More ›

Speculating on Presidential Sexuality & the first Lesbian First Lady

As early as 1802, when journalist James Callendar first published snide suggestions that President Thomas Jefferson was conducting something of a romance and sexual relationship with African-American Sally Hemings, who was enslaved by him, there has been no hesitation by… Read More ›

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