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If you would like to visit the Capitol or the Lincoln Memorial today, they’re shut to visitors due to the shenanigans of this fellow: John Boehner’s Shutdown By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Published: October 1, 2013 655 Comments By midnight on Tuesday, the leadership failure of Speaker John Boehner was complete. By encouraging the impossible quest of House Republicans to dismantle health care reform, he pushed the country into a government shutdown that will now begin to take a grievous economic […]
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Zachary Scott; Eddie Bracken; Van Johnson; Margaret O’Brien; Diana Lynn; Angela Lansbury; Paul Henreid; Alexis Smith; Reginald Gardiner; unidentified woman on their way to FDR’s birthday, January 28th, 1946. Photographer: Abbie Rowe FDR’s Birthday 1945, who can you spot? 1944, there’s John Garfield and…
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Today we reconsecrate our country to long-cherished ideals in a suddenly changed civilization. In every land there are always at work forces that drive men apart and forces that draw men together. In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up, or else we all go down, as one people. To maintain a democracy of effort requires a vast amount of patience in dealing with differing […]
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www.ourdocuments.gov January 21, 2013 Transcript of President Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address (1865) Fellow Countrymen At this second appearing to take the oath of the presidential office, there is less occasion for an extended address than there was at the first. Then a statement, somewhat in detail, of a course to be pursued, seemed fitting and proper. Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been constantly called forth on every point and phase of the […]
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MR. OBAMA: Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution. We affirm the promise of our democracy. We recall that what binds this nation together is not the colors of our skin or the tenets of our faith or the origins of our names. What makes us exceptional – what makes us American […]
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From dance to dance – a sweet moment with the President and First Lady:
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Soon it’ll be all over except the counting. Settle in and I hope you’re watching the returns with your family and friends. Charles Foster Kane: The news goes on for 24 hours a day.
Directed by Frank Capra. Starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. MGM, 1948 – -
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1941, Warner Bros. Directed by Frank Capra. Starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. Henry Connel: There you are, Norton – – the people, try and lick that.
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