Warren G. Harding

Yosemite (Ahwahnee) THROUGH THE YEARS

1864 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN SIGNS THE YOSEMITE GRANT, PLACING YOSEMITE VALLEY (AHWAHNEE) AND THE GIANT SEQUOIAS of MARIPOSA GROVE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF …

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THUNDER ON PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE

<i>The New Yorker</i>, October 10, 1959 P. 125<p>"THE THEATRE" in a review of "The Gang's All Here", a play dealing with a fictional account of the administration of Pres. Warren G. Harding. Writer says: "To quote a recent English paraphrase of Lord Acton's famous remark, 'All power is delightful, but …

Warren G. Harding

Smoke-Filled Room

Join Slate’s open thread for the week of June 11.<p>As legend and William Safire have it, the political phrase “a smoke-filled room” derives from an …

Warren G. Harding

Climbers set new Yosemite El Capitan ascent speed record

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two rock climbers have set a new speed record ascending El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, achieving the feat in just under two hours.<p>Documentary photographer Austian Siadak says Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell scaled the 3,000-foot (915 meters) sheer …

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Estes Park’s Tommy Caldwell among 2 climbers who set new Yosemite El Capitan ascent speed record

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Two rock climbers have set a new speed record ascending El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, achieving the feat in …

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Yosemite rock climbers smash El Capitan speed record

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two climbers have set a speed record on El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park, breaking a barrier that's been compared to the 4-minute mile.<p>Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell scaled the 3,000-foot (915-meter) sheer granite wall Monday in 2 hours, 1 …

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We can thank FDR for the word 'iffy' and Trump for 'fake news' — here are 11 words US presidents brought into everyday English

For as long as the United States has existed, Americans have played close attention to what the president says.<p>So it's no surprise that presidents have had a huge impact on the English language itself.<p>Presidents are responsible for introducing millions of Americans to words that we now consider …

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Ohio court's visitor center adds plaster cast of Harding

A plaster cast used to create a sculpture of President Warren G. Harding found at the Ohio Supreme Court is on display in the building's visitor …

Warren G. Harding

City Dedicates Harding Neighborhood Park

Harding Park is the 35th neighborhood park in Pleasanton, with 10 additional community parks.<p><b>From The City of Pleasanton:</b> The City dedicated its …

National Parks

Bridgeport board to take up possible school name change

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Bridgeport school officials will be deciding whether to change the name of Warren Harding High School when it moves to a new …

School Administration

Jarvis Landry helps surprise Warren G. Harding High with new helmets

Browns HELMETS program rolls on with another donation

Cleveland Browns

Jarvis Landry surprises students with new helmets

Through the Browns' Helmets program, Jarvis Landry surprised students at Warren G. Harding High School with $25,000 worth of new helmets courtesy of …

Helmets

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Turner Broadcasting

Cracking Down on Russia; Cleaning Up the EPA; Dying in Office

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Much attention is being heaped upon the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death today, all of it …

Ronald Reagan

The War Against the Vets: The World War I Bonus Army during the Great Depression

Read an Excerpt<p>CHAPTER 1<p><b>Making the World Safe for Democracy — and for Wall Street</b><p>A century ago Johnny came marching home again, to paraphrase a …

Great Depression

Trump Nominates a Toady for the Department of Veterans Affairs

Donald Trump has many regrettable qualities, but seldom do they come together in such perfect concert as in his nomination of Dr. Ronny Jackson for …

Donald Trump

The mystery's over: Solutions to Joe's Egg Hunt

Here are the answers to the 13th annual edition of Joe’s Mildly Entertaining Easter Egg Hunt:<p>Riddle 1<p>Make this piece of stone your goal<p>And become a …

International League

The Daily Chimp for Saturday, 31 March 2018

<b>The Daily Chimp for Saturday, 31 March 2018</b><p>The 25 most recent front page posts<p><b>P.M. Carpenter</b> | <b>Laura Ingraham: A Case Study Of Trumpism's Vileness,</b> …

Liberal View

90 years ago: A presidential candidate died at Ohio Wesleyan campaign stop

It was March 30, 1928.<p>One of Ohio’s U.S. senators, Frank B. Willis, was running for the White House.<p>President Calvin Coolidge did not seek …

Herbert Hoover

Sex Scandals and ‘America First’: Warren G. Harding Was Donald Trump 1.0

A critically inexperienced candidate running on the ‘America First’ platform whose White House was rocked with corruption and sex scandals.<p>A …

Politics

Perhaps, Kenneth Whyte suggests, Hoover was not the failure he is often made out to be, and consequently, FDR is not nearly the success he appears to have been.

Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times<p>Knopf<p>Oct 2017<p>There is no government position in the Unites States more prominent than the …

Herbert Hoover

The Problem of the Presidency: Assessing Herbert Hoover

Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times<p>Knopf<p>Oct 2017<p>There is no government position in the Unites States more prominent than the …

Herbert Hoover

Trump's Cabinet firings set a 100-year record

After 423 days in office, President Trump has gotten rid of more Cabinet officials (three, in Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Homeland …

Donald Trump

The Dark Secrets America’s First Ladies Tried to Hide

Although we can tell a lot about Melania Trump by her body language, our current first lady has been pretty quiet so far. But whatever secrets she …

Woodrow Wilson

Team of sycophants: a presidential historian on Trump’s White House

“He’s emotionally unsuited to deal with the presidency.”<p>Donald Trump really, really likes to be praised.<p>Recall that extremely weird Cabinet meeting last June in which Trump went around the table and allowed everyone to thank him for being so awesome and smart and focused. Words like “honor” and …

Donald Trump

Stephen Colbert and Paul Giamatti bring the saga of the presidential wax figure to a happy conclusion

On Wednesday’s <i>Late Show</i> to promote the return of his Showtime series <i>Billions</i>, Paul Giamatti sandwiched in the requisite promotional chat between some …

Offbeat News

There's a Subtle Feminist Message in This New Painting of Donald Trump

When it came time to update his hugely popular painting of Republican presidents, Andy Thomas struggled with how to fit Donald Trump in, but he knew …

Donald Trump

US presidents and their professions

Sir, Simon Kuper writes that it is a fallacy that businessmen — and especially Donald Trump — have the background and qualifications to be a US …

Donald Trump

Can You Guess Which U.S. State Produced the Most Presidents?

Eight U.S. presidents were born in this state!<p>The United States has seen 45 presidents move in and out of office over the course of 229 years. With …

Political History

‘Dancing Lessons’ involves one dance session, and a valuable life lesson

Mark St. Germain has achieved ongoing success with small-cast plays involving historical figures in fictional scenarios, and South Florida has been …

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