In this book, Alexis Coe separates the real George Washington from all of the stories that are often spread about him. Her storytelling is what makes this book different from all the rest.
Great Presidential Wit (…I Wish I Was in the Book): A Collection of Humorous Anecdotes and Quotations By Bob Dole
This book takes a look at past US presidents from a more humorous perspective. It’s a light read, but a laugh never hurts.
Assassination Vacation By Sarah Vowell
In this book, Sarah Vowell takes readers along with her as she journeys to different locations related to US assassinations. Additionally, she breaks down the history and politics of assassinations and how they have been exploited in society.
Alexander Hamilton By Ron Chernow
If you’re looking for a more traditional biography, check out Pulitzer-prize winner Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton. The book provides an in-depth look at the founding father’s life and even inspired the Broadway musical, Hamilton.
Presidential By The Washington Post
In this podcast, Washington Post reporter Lillian Cunningham gives listeners a chronological look at each of America’s presidents.
Visiting The Presidents By Joe Faykosh
Visiting the Presidents explores the lives and careers of each US president through the birthplaces, homes, gravesites, libraries, and other historical sites that are associated with them.
All The President’s Lawyers By KCRW Radio
This podcast takes a look at US presidents through their legal issues and the lawyers that have helped defend them.
Very Presidential With Ashley Flowers By Parcast
This podcast explores the darker sides of each US president: affairs, murder, corruption, and more!
This film takes a look at the 16th U.S president, focusing on Lincoln’s final months.
Over the course of 3 decades, Cecil Gaines has a front-row seat to US history- as a white house butler.
This film zooms in on Jackie Kennedy the week following her husband’s assassination.
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