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President Trump addresses UN General Assembly
The president touted his administration's achievements while highlighting global dangers.
'Hamilton' musical inspires Library of Congress to digitize Hamilton documents
Good morning to George and to Amy and to you and we begin with the Tony award winning musical "Hamilton" giving the real-life Alexander Hamilton another shot in the spotlight. Inspiring the library of congress to digitize 880 documents written by the founding father for all of us to now access.
Virginia Gov. calls for removal of Confederate statues
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has called for all of the state's public Confederate statues to be removed and relocated. The governor said on Wednesday that he hoped residents in the state would agree the statues represent a “barrier to progress, inclusion and equality.” “As we attempt to heal
The men who declared American independence needed a push from women
Most of us know the words toward the beginning of the Declaration of Independence , the part about all men being created equal with “certain unalienable Rights,” among them “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” But it’s the words near the end of the document, where the signers declared the
The legacy of Richard Nixon's presidency: Part 11
Nixon spent the rest of his life fighting the release of thousands of hours of his recorded conversations and personal papers.
Book excerpt: Sen. Mike Lee's 'Written Out of History'
Excerpted from WRITTEN OUT OF HISTORY: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government by Senator Mike Lee , with permission from Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright (c) Mike Lee, 2017. INTRODUCTION “The Hamilton Effect” Washington. Adams. Jefferson. Madison. These are the
Trump says Andrew Jackson could have helped prevent Civil War
it got really weird, okay, when he gave his musings on American history. You know, you can't make this up. Look at a clip. Had Andrew Jackson been a little bit later you wouldn't have had the civil war. He was -- he was a very tough person, but he had a big heart and he was -- he was really angry
Explaining the Logan Act that Dems say Mike Flynn may have violated
Retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn this week resigned from his position as national security adviser amid revelations that he misrepresented the nature of his phone conversations with Russia’s ambassador to the United States. Even though Flynn is out, Democrats and critics are calling for investigations
Book Excerpt: Robert Gates' 'A Passion for Leadership'
Excerpted from A Passion for Leadership by Robert M. Gates Copyright © 2016 by Robert M Gates. Excerpted by permission of Vintage. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Why Bureaucracies So Often Fail Us