President Obama, guarded on racial issues in his first term, is now speaking out more forcefully. But for the first black president – and the nation – there’s still no more difficult subject.
JFK's last birthday was classic 'Camelot,' with 'festive yachting suit and dress' and a dash of Hollywood. 'I don’t think I had ever seen the president and Mrs. Kennedy having more fun,' wrote an aide.
Veteran presidential adviser David Gergen tweeted Wednesday that many presidents wouldn't have appeared on a talk show on the Funny or Die website, as President Obama did this week.
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu warns that the nuclear deal with Iran increases Iran’s chances of building nuclear weapons. He’s exactly wrong: With this deal in place, it will be much harder for Iranian hardliners to make the case that Iran should tear up its agreements and build a bomb.
John F. Kennedy was a voracious reader – mostly history, including Winston Churchill’s books, which helped shape his character. But he loved Ian Fleming’s James Bond spy novels too.