Tag Archives: Harry Truman

Political Outsiders vs. Senators vs. Governors for President

http://video.foxnews.com/v/4413574989001/look-whos-talking-jane-hampton-cook/ World War II launched a surge of American pride and patriotism. We chose presidents from national leadership positions. Dwight Eisenhower was a national war hero. Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon all found their national platform in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Midterms in Historical Context: Eisenhower and Truman

On Nov. 4, 2014, Americans will vote in midterm elections, the second of Barack Obama’s presidency. To place these midterms into historical context, we’ve looked at Presidents Bush, Clinton, and Reagan’s second midterms. We’ve also looked at the atypical 1960s … Continue reading

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