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William McKinley

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  • Small red book among finds in 113-year-old Boston time capsule

    Small red book among finds in 113-year-old Boston time capsule
    Historians on Thursday opened up a 113-year-old time capsule that had been hidden in a statue of a lion atop Boston's Old State House, and discovered a small red hardcover book tucked inside a copper box. The book was not opened immediately due to its...
  • Secret Service disarray fuels questions over Obama's safety

    Secret Service disarray fuels questions over Obama's safety
    WASHINGTON - When Secret Service officer Timothy McCarthy took a bullet to protect Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt and agent Jerry Parr shoved the president into a limousine, their quick reflexes projected a Hollywood-style image of...
  • Secret Service SNAFU a wake-up call for the White House

    WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
  • NFL draft coming to Chicago in 2015

    NFL draft coming to Chicago in 2015
    Nothing sells hope to fans of all 32 teams like the NFL draft, and next year the league will bring that hope — and all the accompanying hoopla — to Chicago. The draft, which for the last nine years has been conducted in New York's Radio City...
  • Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins

     Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins
    On the evening of April 14, 1865, by some accounts, John Wilkes Booth stopped in at a tavern on his way to Ford's Theatre in Washington. A man at the bar, recognizing the actor, noted that Booth wasn't as fine a thespian as his father had been. "When I...
  • Connecticut's Trees Hold Memories, History

    Trees matter in Connecticut, and always have. The Charter Oak, the muscularly limbed behemoth in which Connecticut's charter was secreted to protect it from the king's agents in 1687, is central to our political creation story. Though it fell in an 1856...
  • Commentary: How the red states turned blue

    There was a time when progressive people who wanted vast social change were unhappy with the two major political parties of the day, the Democrats and the Whigs. Neither party would take a firm stand against slavery, an institution which an ever growing...
  • Why are Americans so easily taken to war?

    To the editor: Professor Joseph J. Ellis' essay should be mandatory reading for all Americans. ("The American way of war: It may surprise you," Op-Ed, July 1) When any politician is eager to go to war, watch out. Any objective reading of U.S. history...
  • Historic tiara to be displayed in McKinley library

    Historic tiara to be displayed in McKinley library
    A bit of historically significant bling has come home to Canton, Ohio. A tiara that wended its way from a first lady to the TV series Pawn Stars is now on display at the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. The tiara, which originally...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the limelight

    WASHINGTON -- After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day,...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]

    At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]
    After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...