Michael Beschloss

Michael Beschloss


Author, most recently, of PRESIDENTS OF WAR (Crown). Ten books. @NBCNews Presidential Historian. Contributor to PBS @NewsHour. Williams College. Born Chicago.

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World War II Paris after liberation, this week 1944: #Downey 

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Americans in Paris celebrate Japan’s acceptance of Allied terms of WW2 surrender, this week 1945: #Griffin 

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LBJ in retirement on his ranch, last summer of his life, this week 1972: #LBJL 

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Theodore Roosevelt became first President to ride publicly in automobile, Hartford, Connecticut, this week 1902:

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19th Amendment on women’s voting rights was ratified 99 years ago tomorrow:

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Ticket to Woodstock, 50 years ago today:

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On December 1972 tape, Nixon told Kissinger, “The press is the enemy, the establishment is the enemy, the professors are the enemy."

In the Paris rain, May 1961, JFK and de Gaulle honor soldiers who gave their lives:

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Nixon’s Attorney General, John Mitchell, was convicted and went to prison for perjury, conspiracy and obstruction of justice.

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John Adams wrote Thomas Jefferson on December 6, 1787, about American elections, “You are apprehensive of foreign Interference, Intrigue, and Influence. So am I."

JFK's letter to child--"You must not worry about Santa Claus. I talked with him yesterday and he is fine."--1961:

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