Adding to the dark Nixon legacy, recent revelations have shown intentional sabotaging of Johnson’s efforts to end the war during the 1968 political campaign.
On this day in 1960, US Navy combat veteran John F. Kennedy becomes the youngest man and first Catholic ever to be elected president of the United States. Kennedy beat Republican Vice President Richard Nixon with 303 electoral votes to 229 and less than one percent in the popular vote. The campaign was hard fought […]
President Johnson was the only President to take Oath of Office on an airplane (Air Force One), the only President to be administered the oath by a woman (Federal Judge Sarah T. Hughes), and the only President to take the oath with a woman serving as his witness (Jacqueline Kennedy). Every member of the First […]