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Latest Gerald Ford Items
Richard Nixon's grand jury testimony about the Watergate scandal that destroyed his presidency is finally coming to light.
The 2012 presidential election is exactly a year away, and there's still no clear frontrunner for the Republican nomination. Despite all the chatter about dark-horse candidates coming out of nowhere to win the race, surprises are rare in the stodgy Republican Party's 150-year history.
Many will soon flip over Ronald Reagan. Nearly 5,000 high school, college and NFL teams in all 50 states honor the 100th birthday of America's 40th president this weekend by tossing a Reagan commemorative coin to start their games.
Democrats cried foul when Republicans chose not to hold a televised response directly after President Obama's joint-session speech. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco Democrat, said, "The Republicans' refusal to respond to the president's proposal on jobs is not only disrespectful to him, but to the American people." This is a strange claim; it clearly would be more disrespectful to Joe Six-pack to hold up the Saints-Packers game, which is certain to attract more viewers.
Betty Ford Center managers learned this week that the former first lady's final wishes call for the rehab center that bears her name to receive $500,000 in donations.
Except according to the Lord's plans - which are not known to man - the "end of the world" is not nigh, although to listen to politicians and pundits, we should be packed and ready to go by next Thursday.
American embassies around the globe are pro- tected night and day by an elite unit called the Marine Security Guard. In "Last Men Out," journalists Bob Drury and Tom Clavin provide an inside look at the Marines who guarded the U.S. Embassy in Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War.
If journalism is the first draft of history, the current phase of journalism with blogs, tweets and miscellaneous bells and whistles is once-over-lightly history that bears little relation to reality. Mercifully, there are exceptions. Some journalists still spend five or more years researching a subject they already know well and that has already generated scores of books - but the brass ring on history's carousel is infuriatingly elusive.
A group of atheists and agnostics filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to stop an evangelical Christian prayer event next month that was proposed and is endorsed by Texas' governor.