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presidential history



  • The 47-Minute Presidency

    by Tom Engelhardt

    The 47 minutes that define Trump's presidency and why they are worth revisiting. 



  • A brief history of presidential lethargy

    by Stacy A. Cordery

    Before Theodore Roosevelt ascended to the presidency in 1901, the question of how hard a president toiled was of little concern to Americans.



  • New Book Sheds New Light on the Starr Investigation

    by Sean Wilentz

    Twenty years after Kenneth Starr delivered to Congress his report recommending the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, the former independent counsel has delivered a second report, in the form of a memoir, condemning Clinton all over again.