If you miss the speeches that often come at a Memorial Day ceremony, we have a story for you: the story of the speech future president James A. Garfield gave at the first Memorial Day event at Arlington National Cemetery in 1868. It was, shall we say, not a short speech.
I'm sure someone has asked you this before, however, out of all the presidents that you studied for your book who was the most fascinating president and why? - Christine
If this was the highlight of the Garfield Administration, I sure wouldn't like to see the low points.
Three presidential assassination spots are clearly marked. The fourth isn't marked at all - but I may have found it.
Here's a theory for you: of all the American presidents, the one most like British superspy James Bond is the 20th president, James Garfield.
I'm watching the clock run down on my first Kickstarter project. It's not exactly a thrilling finale, given that we made the goal weeks ago, so I'm passing the time [...]
It's not every day that you see a painting of an assassin inside the victim's tomb.