On National Teacher Day, Constitution Daily looks at 10 Presidents who were teachers in some capacity before they occupied the White House – including one who later married his own teacher.
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On May 2, 1972, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover died of heart disease at a Washington hospital, ending his 48-year total control over the federal agency he managed and created. Hoover, a power unto himself, actually started his professional career as a librarian and used those skills to shape the FBI.
The Washington Redskins football team wants a chance to appear in the Super Bowl of the federal judiciary system if things don’t go their way in the legal dispute over its trademark.
Among the many media tributes to late musical icon Prince is one of the more interesting constitutional moments of the 1980s, when his “Purple Rain” album set off a hearing in the Senate that had Frank Zappa defending Prince and reading the First Amendment.
The Library of Congress has survived an attack by the British and a lack of government funding to become the world’s biggest library, with the helping hands of two people in the 19th century.