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Rocket Man  When cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit the Earth, showed off his Vostok spacecraft at the Paris International Air Show in 1965, the ongoing space race was part of a heated PR war between the Soviet Union and the United States. After Gagarin and the space capsule initially monopolized media and public attention at the show, the Americans quickly flew in vice president Hubert Humphrey and astronauts Edward White and James McDivitt on Air Force One. Star-struck…

Rocket Man When cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit the Earth, showed off his Vostok spacecraft at the Paris International Air Show in 1965, the ongoing space race was part of a heated PR war between the Soviet Union and the United States. After Gagarin and the space capsule initially monopolized media and public attention at the show, the Americans quickly flew in vice president Hubert Humphrey and astronauts Edward White and James McDivitt on Air Force One. Star-struck…

Dr. Elizabeth Duncan Koontz, the first African American president of the National Education Association, and a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.

Elizabeth Duncan Koontz, the first African American president of the National Education Association, and a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.

George Romney, father of current Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, was a candidate for the Republican nomination himself in 1968. He was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation (AMC) in Michigan before turning to politics, hence the "Roll With Romney" wheel designs on the buttons.

George Romney Runs for President in 1968 George Romney, father of current Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, was a candidate for the Republican nomination himself in Romney Sr.

President Obama with Grey Salt Caramels    President Obama is the 44th President of the United States.  He is also the first African American to hold office.

President Obama with Grey Salt Caramels President Obama is the President of the United States. He is also the first African American to hold office.

#wood - #President Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Portrait Wood Panel

President Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Portrait Wood Panel

Slideshow featuring things referenced in the song "Decatur" by Sufjan Stevens.

“To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatri...

Theodore Roosevelt 1906 --- American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. It was for helping mediate an end the Russo-Japanese War.

Detroit, Michigan, circa 1900. City Hall and Campus Martius. To the left, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument; rising to the right is one of the city's "moonlight tower" carbon-arc lamps. Palm trees and bananas strike a tropical note.

Detroit, Michigan, circa “City Hall and Campus Martius.” To the left, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument; rising to the right is one of the city’s “moonlight tower” carbon-arc lamps. Palm trees and bananas strike a tropical note.

President William Jefferson Clinton at the Italian American Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. President Clinton stands with Muhammad Ali. 10/28/2000 ... The image was photographed by Sharon Farme

Photograph of President William (Bill) Jefferson Clinton at the Italian American Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC., With the all-time greatest Heavy-weight Boxing Champion.

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