On this day in 1806, future President Andrew Jackson nearly died in a duel when he killed his opponent, a fellow plantation owner.
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On the occasion of President John F. Kennedy’s birthday, here’s a look at one of the most documented figures of the 20th century.
From November 13, 2013: Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, distinguished presidential historian and bestselling author Robert Dallek provides a striking portrait of the iconic president and his inner circle of advisers—their rivalries, personality clashes, and political battles.
Former U.S. Senator and Navy Secretary James Webb joined the National Constitution Center to discuss his new memoir, “I Heard My Country Calling”—a deeply personal account of his early childhood through his tour in Vietnam and eventual election to the U.S. Senate.
On May 28, 1935, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key part of President Franklin Roosevelt’s NRA plan, symbolized by an iconic Blue Eagle logo.