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Blumenthal’s New Book Reads A President Well — And Gives A Fair Shake To His Wife

It’s high Lincoln season, bittersweet as it can be in remembrance of the slain Civil War president. Into the spring mix, noted author and journalist Sidney Blumenthal brings a breathtaking new view of Abraham Lincoln in his forthcoming book

April 15, 2016
File photo of former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan testifying before a House Government Reform subcommittee in Washington

Savvy White House Wives and Tales They Could Tell

By my count, seven presidents adored their wives and made a show of it. If you add Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, grief-stricken widowers, a trend becomes visible.

March 11, 2016