Relive the 1929 Inauguration of Herbert Hoover with this unforgettable silent film. See outgoing President Calvin Coolidge, Supreme Court members, and the grand parade celebrating the incoming president.
Read about the Graf Zeppelin's visit to Washington, D.C. in 1928. Learn about its journey from Germany and President Coolidge's quick break from work to admire the dirigible. Includes photos, videos and more!
Learn more about the iconic Four Freedoms Speech by Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1941 State of the Union address. The first two freedoms are codified in the Constitution, while the latter two form the basis of the modern liberal vision.
Witness history in this incredible silent film of President William McKinley, shot by Thomas Edison in 1901 at the Capitol. Thanks to the Library of Congress, we can see what life was like over a hundred years ago!
Learn about President Woodrow Wilson's role in honoring the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Explore the historic events surrounding this momentous occasion, including the Evening Public Ledger's coverage and Wilson's visit to the Tomb of the Unknowns. Visit Woodrow Wilson House for more information.
An in-depth look at one of the most powerful and important inaugural addresses of all time. Read the text or watch the full speech to see why this is something worth watching in its entirety. Includes a famous quote, start watching at 13:45.