Category Archives: American Presidents

James Miller Center: President Lyndon Johnson: Remarks on Decision to Not Seek Reelection in 1968

When President Lyndon Johnson decided not to run for reelection in March of 1968, the United States was very divided, but they were united around the fact that they didn’t like Lyndon Johnson as their President. His approval rating was … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Lyndon Johnson Signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Source: James Miller Center: LBJ Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964 President Lyndon Johnson signing of the 1964 Civil Rights is one of the most important moments in American history. Because he signed a law that granted access to millions of … Continue reading

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FDR Library: Franklin D. Roosevelt- The New Deal

“Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Pulitzer Prize winning historian David M. Kennedy for a discussion of what is to be learned from The Great Depression. Professor Kennedy, author of Freedom From Fear, The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945, … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Harry S. Truman- First Speech to Congress

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState Imagine living on a desert island all by yourself or locked up in solitary confinement for months and then suddenly being released one day and being told you have to run … Continue reading

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The Book Archive: ‘We Work Again 1930s’- The Legacy of The New Deal

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState The New Deal, a monster that Libertarians and Conservatives would probably describe the New Deal as something they would like to tear down and perhaps start over with more of a … Continue reading

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President Truman Inauguration Speech 1/20/49: An Under Appreciated President

  President Truman Inauguration Speech – 1/20/49. Harry Truman represents exactly what someone who doesn’t get their for lack of a better word. Just due, someone who’s constantly looked down upon. And where people on the outside, expect him to … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 7- On the Social Security Act: The History of Social Security

Source:FRS FreeState “Edited version of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s seventh fireside chat, delivered April 28, 1935. For full audio and transcripts of presidential speeches, please visit http://millercenter.org/scripps/archi…” Source:James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 7- On The Social Security Act When … Continue reading

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Inside App: President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law- The Legacy of Medicare

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState: Inside App: President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law- The Legacy of Medicare When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare bill into law that guarantees health insurance for senior citizens provided by … Continue reading

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