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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
Inauguration Attendees Express Excitement
ABC News' Maggie Rulli speaks with attendees of the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States.
What Happens Inside the White House on Inauguration Day
Probably watches history of the US capitol. Just across town at the White House a complicated choreography is going up. Staffers have only five hours to move out the first family and move in the new line. And it's no small task the White House is a three story 132. Room mansion. While the ground
A History of Change and Tradition on Inauguration Day
Presidential inaugurations have been steeped in tradition and ceremony since the nation’s first president, George Washington, took the oath of the office. But from the parade processions to the swearing-in ceremony, those traditions have changed over time. Here are a few lesser-known facts about