Historical Events, Notable People & Places / 13.01.2012

I really wanted to start by skewing these posts towards more anonymous D.C. residents, but I keep coming across gold on YouTube like this. I promise to return to more posts on hidden and lost Washington, but you have to watch this. Look how defensive President Nixon is at the end as he folds his arms. Wow. I'm sure many of you reading this remember these dark days, which really redefined the American Presidency. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sh163n1lJ4M
Historical Events, Notable People & Places / 11.01.2012

One of the most powerful and important inaugural addresses of all time, this is something worth watching in its entirety. The whole speech is below if you'd like to read it. This is a truly amazing and powerful speech. If you want to skip to the famous quote, start watching at 13:45. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEC1C4p0k3E The full text of the speech is below if you'd like to read along.