It was 51 years ago today that a former president appeared and spoke to a large crowd at Gettysburg. But Dwight Eisenhower’s speech from November 19, 1963 has been lost in history as a nation was consumed by shocking news three days after it was made.
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Most Americans share the perception that the Supreme Court is objective, but is it? Preeminent constitutional scholars Erwin Chemerinksy and Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz will tackle this controversial question tonight at the National Constitution Center.
Fewer leaders had lower public expectations than Chester Alan Arthur, but fewer people knew the 21st President was dealing with a terminal illness while he pressed for government reforms and tax cuts during one term in office.
On this day in 1989, a student gathering in the Czechoslovakian capital of Prague set in motion a series of protests that culminated in the election of playwright-dissident Václav Havel to the presidency and the end of communist rule.
President Barack Obama and his Republican opponents are engaged in yet another fight over his use of executive orders, but the use of this powerful presidential tool is hardly new.