35th President of the United States
The single greatest legislative accomplishment in the second half of the twentieth century came on July 30, 1965, the date President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments that created Medicare and Medicaid.
Hyperbole is so often used when we discuss the impact that this President or that President had on America, but that just isn't the case for the 26th President of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt was catapulted into the Executive Office after the assassination of William McKinley in September of 1901.
July 30, 1965 is a day that will go down as one of America's greatest days. After a truly bipartisan vote in both the House of Representatives and the US Senate, an amendment to the Social Security Act setting up our nations first public health insurance program passed and was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Fredrick Douglass is one of the greatest people in American history. Douglass started life as a slave and would eventually meet multiple presidents and even be the first African-American to be nominated for the Vice-Presidency (even though he didn't seek nor acknowledge the nomination). Douglass fought against the injustice of slavery for his entire life.
John F Kennedy News & Opinion Articles
|Wed Nov 13, 2013 | thedailybeast.com|
As the president's motorcade rolled through Dallas, about one minute before his assassination, a man named Andre Leche...
|Mon Sep 12, 2011 | abcnews.go.com|
President John F. Kennedy was so "worried for the country" about the prospect that Vice President Lyndon Johnson might...
John F Kennedy Videos
|MLK Discusses Kennedy in Rediscovered Audiotape|
|Sun Jan 19, 2014|
As the nation reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., an audiotape of an interview with the civil rights leader sheds new light on a famous phone call John F. Kennedy made to...
|The Umbrella Man|
|Wed Nov 20, 2013|
In 2011, on the anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Errol Morris explored the story behind the one man seen standing under an open black umbrella at the site.
|Caroline Kennedy on JFK's secret recordings|
|Tue Oct 02, 2012|
Secret audio tapes of former President John. F. Kennedy are being released for the first time. His daughter, Caroline, speaks to Gayle King about the historic recordings, which include...
|Tue Nov 17, 2009|
On Nov. 22, 1963, hundreds of hours of TV news, radio reports, and home movies captured history as it was chaotically unfolding.
|Apollo 11 40th anniversary|
|Wed Jul 15, 2009|
A video edit commemorating the 40th anniversary of the first walk on the moon. The lift off was July 16, 1969. The moon landing and first walk took place July 20, 1969. Astronauts on t...