Bad Luck

Bad Luck

Harry Truman once wrote that “the only thing you have to worry about is bad luck. I never have bad luck.” If anyone could be said to experience bad luck in life, it was Truman, but not in his mind. Farm Life: He was never financially successful. When he...
Ohio Radio Interview About My New Book

Ohio Radio Interview About My New Book

Listen to this 22 minute radio interview between host Adam Lepp of WWGH 107.1 FM (Marion, Ohio – home of President Warren G. Harding) and presidential historian Dr. Ronald Feinman (author of Assassinations,Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew...
Barely Avoiding Disaster

Barely Avoiding Disaster

When Harry Truman assumed the presidency in 1945 upon Franklin D Roosevelt’s death, the White House was a dangerous place. The 145-year-old home of the president was ready to collapse and presented serious safety issues for those working and living in it. White...
When Shots Rang Out

When Shots Rang Out

Many of us know that four presidents have been assassinated (Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley, John F. Kennedy).  But what is less known is there have been numerous attempted assassinations and threats against not just presidents, but presidential...
A Dozen Presidential Books I Read in 2017

A Dozen Presidential Books I Read in 2017

There was definitely not enough time in 2017 to read. So many books, so little time! One of my New Year’s resolutions is to read more books. The following is a list of the books about the presidents that I read in 2017 (the titles below are linked to Amazon or...