Michael Beschloss

Michael Beschloss


PRESIDENTS OF WAR, 9 other books. @NBCNews Presidential Historian. PBS contributor. Born Chicago. Williams College. Opinions my own.

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For the very few who may not have seen it, here is the image of JFK Jr. saluting his father's casket (at his mother's request) after JFK's funeral today 1963:

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“Kennedys Gathering for Sad Thanksgiving,” 1963:

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Thanksgiving at “absolutely fireproof” Park Avenue Hotel, 1900, includes suckling pig:

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After ending their eleven-year feud after JFK's funeral, ex-Presidents Eisenhower and Harry Truman (and Ike’s brother Milton, at HST's right) reunited (fittingly) at a luncheon to support UN, 1966, Kansas City. Truman's health had visibly declined since a 1964 bathroom fall:

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Trump, 2016: "I Don't Know Anything About David Duke."

Any Republican leaders have any comment at all on ex-President’s recent dinner guests? Awfully quiet out there.

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In 1979, President Carter had solar panels installed at the White House. These were later laughed at, derided and removed by officials of Reagan Administration.

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OK, Secret Service phones were wiped. So were those of Homeland Security. Now reportedly the same with the Pentagon. Anyone want to explain what was going on here?

With ample evidence, this is now an espionage investigation of a former President of the United States. Mindblowing.

Please pay attention to this statement, everyone — just issued by Twitter executives: “Plans for future armed protests have already begun proliferating on and off-Twitter, including a proposed secondary attack on the US Capitol and state capitol buildings on January 17, 2021.”

Rosenbergs were convicted for giving U.S. nuclear secrets to Moscow, and were executed June 1953:

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Retweet this if you believe that Clarence Thomas should have recused himself from acting on the Trump case.

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