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Day: January 24, 2012

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White House callers on January 24th, 2012

100 Years Ago: Who Visited the White House?

For the next “This Day in History” post, I came across this list of White House visitors for January 24th, 1912. A long list of prominent individuals visited President Taft that day, from the Italian Ambassador, to the Secretary of War and many Members of Congress. This is the early 20th century version of open […]

View of 1335 Wisconsin Ave. & Dumbarton St.

Au Pied de Cochon Stories

This is the second part of our research into 1335 Wisconsin Ave. NW … formerly known as Au Pied de Cochon. If you haven’t read the first part, you should. And by the way, reader Nick is really getting his money’s worth with a two for one. So let’s get started …

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933)

FDR’s 1941 State of the Union: Four Freedoms Speech

This is one of the greatest State of the Union speeches of all time … the one given, twelve presidents ago, by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 6th, 1941. If you want the full text of the speech, go here.

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