Author, most recently, of PRESIDENTS OF WAR (Crown). Ten books. @NBCNews Presidential Historian. Contributor to PBS @NewsHour. Williams College. Born Chicago.
World War II Paris after liberation, this week 1944: #Downey
LBJ in retirement on his ranch, last summer of his life, this week 1972: #LBJL
19th Amendment on women’s voting rights was ratified 99 years ago tomorrow:
In the Paris rain, May 1961, JFK and de Gaulle honor soldiers who gave their lives:
JFK's letter to child--"You must not worry about Santa Claus. I talked with him yesterday and he is fine."--1961: