The Secret Service Speaks: What Was It Like For Jackie Kennedy During JFK Shooting

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein
Former U.S. Secret Service Agent Clint Hill, who was assigned to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and was in the presidential motorcade during the assassination of President Kennedy, talks to the media outside the JFK Tribute on November 22, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The guilt will never leave him, he says

Trump's Call For 'Fire And Fury' Echoes Truman's Thoughts On Nuking Japan

World | Ryan Pickrell
This U.S. Navy handout image shows Baker, the second of the two atomic bomb tests, in which a 63-kiloton warhead was exploded 90 feet under water as part of Operation Crossroads, conducted at Bikini Atoll in July 1946 to measure nuclear weapon effects on warships. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters

‘Rain of ruin from the air’

Truman Would Have Agreed With Trump On The CIA In Syria

Opinion | Ilana Mercer

We need to curtail the intelligence agency to get a handle on our foreign policy.

Democrats Could Learn From Truman's Commission On Foreign-Worker Programs

Opinion | Dale L. Wilcox
Summer 1947 and November 1, 1950: President Harry S. Truman survived numerous attempted assassination attempts. In the summer of 1947, numerous letter bombs were sent to the White House. Secret Service members intercepted and dismantled the bombs. In November 1950, Truman was staying in the Blair House while the White House underwent renovations. Two Puerto Rican pro-independence activists, Griselio Torresla and Oscar Collazo started a shootout outside of the Blair House. Allegedly Truman watched through his window before a passerby yelled for him to take cover. (photo: wikimedia commons)
We need to let our domestic labor market function freely.

Lessons Of Truman's Undelivered Farewell Address

Opinion | Joanne Butler
Summer 1947 and November 1, 1950: President Harry S. Truman survived numerous attempted assassination attempts. In the summer of 1947, numerous letter bombs were sent to the White House. Secret Service members intercepted and dismantled the bombs. In November 1950, Truman was staying in the Blair House while the White House underwent renovations. Two Puerto Rican pro-independence activists, Griselio Torresla and Oscar Collazo started a shootout outside of the Blair House. Allegedly Truman watched through his window before a passerby yelled for him to take cover. (photo: wikimedia commons)

In the end, the President inevitably returns to being ‘Mr. Citizen.’

The New Praetorian Guard

Opinion | Greg Archetto

Our government has morphed into an aristocratic ruling class, and a new Praetorian Guard has emerged

Lawmakers Furious Feds Spent $3.3 Million Paving Over Sacred Indian Burial Grounds

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘The staff is humiliated’

A Presidential Hall Of Shame

Opinion | Brent Smith
Summer 1947 and November 1, 1950: President Harry S. Truman survived numerous attempted assassination attempts. In the summer of 1947, numerous letter bombs were sent to the White House. Secret Service members intercepted and dismantled the bombs. In November 1950, Truman was staying in the Blair House while the White House underwent renovations. Two Puerto Rican pro-independence activists, Griselio Torresla and Oscar Collazo started a shootout outside of the Blair House. Allegedly Truman watched through his window before a passerby yelled for him to take cover. (photo: wikimedia commons)

McClanahan has crafted this book in such a way as to be attractive to geek and laymen alike.

Democrats Honor Huge Racist To Try To Not Be Racist

Politics | Patrick Howley

Truman called waiters ‘an army of coons’

Scott Walker's Lack Of Degree Doesn't Matter

Politics | Blake Neff

Experts: ‘More in common with Bill Gates than a typical dropout’

Hey Obama, Listen To Johnson (Or Truman Or Roosevelt)

Opinion | Brion McClanahan

Tax cuts and balanced budgets are good, debt is bad.

IRON CURTAIN: 68th anniversary of Churchill's speech

World | Christopher Bedford
Riots in Ukraine. Reuters.

History repeats

How to dine like Churchill - TheDC

World | Jamie Weinstein
Winston Churchill smoking a cigar with his dog in 1953. AP Images.

Winston Churchill helped shape the world during his long life — and often did so at the dinner table

Election 2012: Echoes of Truman's 1948 campaign

Opinion | Ken Blackwell & Robert Morrison

Sixty-four years ago, a beleaguered Democratic incumbent narrowly defeated a moderate GOP governor.

The buck never stops with Obama or the media

Opinion | Jim Huffman

Lessons not learned from 1948.

'Fundamental change': Obama, his mentor, and the Democratic Party

Opinion | Paul Kengor

Frank Marshall Davis, the president’s mentor, was a major figure in twentieth-century American communist circles.

How the State Department almost blocked the creation of Israel

Opinion | Dr. Rafael Medoff

Newly uncovered documents shed light on the State Department’s effort to prevent Israel from ever being born.

The strange case of Mitt Romney's multiple 1948 personalities

Feature:Opinion | David Pietrusza

Romney resembles three 1948 presidential candidates: Harry Truman, Thomas Dewey and Robert Taft.

Obama imitates Truman's re-election campaign - TheDC

Politics | Neil Munro

‘This Congress, they are accustomed to doing nothing, and they’re comfortable with doing nothing, and they keep on doing nothing’