Daily Archives: Aug 13, 2012

Thousands Wait in Line to Visit White House

Photo showing a portion of the line waiting admission to the White House today

Check out this photograph from January 2nd, 1922. This is the line of people waiting to get into the White House. The line stretches all the way up 17th St., across Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the State, War and …

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November 20th, 1963: JFK to Make Fives Speeches and Attend Two Receptions in Texas

President and Mrs. Kennedy arrive in San Antonio - November 21st, 1963 (Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum)

If you read this piece in the Washington Post on Wednesday morning, November 20th, 1963, you probably didn’t think much of it. President Kennedy was making a trip to Texas, the Vice President’s home state. The White House explicitly stated …

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Governor Romney Breaks 18th Century White House Antique and Doesn’t Care

George, Lenore and Mitt (14) Romney at Detroit news conference after announcing he would see Republican nomination for governor of Michigan (February 10th, 1962)

This is classic. We found an article in the Washington Post from May 7th, 1967, detailing the klutzy maneuvers of then-presidential candidate, George Romney (and of course, father of current presidential candidate Mitt Romney). When Governor George Romney of Michigan …

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