Media, Marketing, and the Making of the President

Media, Marketing, and the Making of the President

Every four years, the American people elect a President.  And while we hope that the voters look at the policy positions of the candidates, their temperament and suitability for the office, their experience and qualifications, the fact is that running for President...
Does the President’s Age Matter?

Does the President’s Age Matter?

  As the Founding Fathers labored over the negotiation and drafting of the Constitution in the sweltering heat and humidity of Philadelphia in 1787, they came to the important question of eligibility requirements for the president.  In an era when the average...
Review of New Book on the White House and the Presidency

Review of New Book on the White House and the Presidency

“Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency” is a delightful, well-written, and well-researched collection of stories about the White House and our Presidents. The book is highly readable and I strongly recommend it.  White House and American...
Presidential History Roundup #10

Presidential History Roundup #10

Presidential History Roundup #10: Interesting news about Presidential history from PresidentialHistory.com. What Happened to Washington’s Love Letters: Only three George Washington love letters to his wife, Martha, survive.  Martha destroyed correspondence after...
Find a Chair for the President!

Find a Chair for the President!

Franklin D. Roosevelt’s travel arrangements and event logistics as president could be quite complicated.  Stricken with polio at age 39 in 1921, he was by-and-large confined to a wheelchair to get around, although he perfected the art of “walking” to...