Robert F. Kennedy Sleeping On A Plane During The 1968 Election

RFK Sleeps On Plane 1968 Election

Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. My Lai. The Tet offensive. The Prague Spring. The Columbia University sit-ins. All comprised part of an incredibly turbulent year, all of which contributed to the shape of the Nixon presidency. Would RFK have handled their consequences differently? The jury still is–and always will be–out on that one, but it hasn’t stopped historians and Kennedy enthusiasts from debating the would-be legacy of this illuminating figure were he not assassinated in June of that year.

The Five Most Bizarre White House Guests


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Politics makes strange bedfellows, the old saying goes, and the aphorism is certainly true when you look at some of the strange visitors who have been invited to the White House by various presidents from Lincoln to George W. Bush. Celebrities have long been an asset to politicians whether they are adding star power to a campaign or glamour to an event. Over the years, there have been some odd pairings between presidents and well-known personalities of the era. Here are just a few of the more memorable ones.

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The Diverse Ancestry Of The United States

Ancestry Map

Thanksgiving is just around the corner; and if you’re about to binge on carbohydrates, sodium and fats, thank your ancestors–not the South Beach Diet cookbook you bought and plan on opening this coming Friday. Does your heritage align with this map?