Congressional Correspondent, National Journal
Biographer of Clarence Darrow and Tip O'Neill. Now working on a life of Richard Nixon.
cbswnewhd.wordpress.com — On this day in 1973, Richard Nixon mumbled the immortal words, "I am not a crook," while meeting with newspaper editors in Orlando, Florida. Seems that wasn't quite the case ... and rock and roll singers saw through the smoke. Here are the Top 10 Songs About Nixon (and some of his deeds).
jfklibrary.org — Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy's remarks at "New York's Birthday Salute to the President" held in Madison Square Garden in New York City. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the vigor of the Democratic Party, and addresses the ongoing partisan struggle that impedes the government's ability to achieve certain goals, such as racial equality, improved education, decreased unemployment, dependable protection for the elderly, and supremacy in space exploration.
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