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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Bill Withers (1938-2020) in “Lean on Me” (1972): Sometimes in our lives we all have pain We all have sorrow But if we are wise We know that there's always tomorrow Lean on me, when you're not strong And I'll be your friend I'll help you carry on

28-year-old JFK at Fenway with Ted Williams, Eddie Pellegrini, Hank Greenberg, this month 1946: #JFKL 

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LBJ writes Coretta Scott King after her husband’s assassination yesterday 1968:

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Barbers moved outside during 1918 flu epidemic, Uiversity of California, Berkeley: #NARA 

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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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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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