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All The Presidents’ Birthdays: Dance Balls to Movie Star Fundraisers in 90 Rare Photos

For several generations a popular story about St. James Church made the rounds of the Hudson River Valley community. One Sunday, an old Republican matriarch member was mortified to find her pews crammed with complete strangers, gawking and waiting for… Read More ›

Kitten-Loving Lincoln & His White House Cat Team (Cats in the White House, Part 2)

There was no question he was an intelligent man and a sensitive one. It is hardly a surprise how he reverentially treated animals. In fact, before he left Springfield, Illinois for what would be hist last time home, president-elect Abraham… Read More ›

Five Presidents Who Went to War & Killed Themselves For It: Lincoln(Part 1)

It won’t be the first time – and it’s likely not to be the last. If, as the currently unfolding situation suggests, President Barack Obama determines an incursion of military action into blood-soaked embattled Syria, he will join a long… 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 ›

The Untold Mary Lincoln Story Spielberg Couldn’t Show & None Seem to Know

A week after President’s Day and during Black History Month, the Academy Award ceremony brings renewed focus on Best Supporting Actress-nominee Sally Field’s portrayal of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln in screenwriter Tony Kushner’s and director Steven Spielberg’s masterful feature… Read More ›

Ten Election Day Moments of Presidential Families

Which Presidential candidate wins on Election Day is obviously of importance to the nation and the world, as the citizens, financial institutions, losing political party and hundreds of other institutions, organizations and individuals anticipate the winner carrying out their campaign… Read More ›

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